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SubjectRe: util-linux: orphan
On Monday 18 December 2006 10:33, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > after few weeks I'm pleased to announce a new "util-linux-ng" project.
> > This project is a fork of the original util-linux (2.13-pre7).
> >
> > The goal of the project is to move util-linux code back to useful state,
> > sync with actual distributions and kernel and make development more
> > transparent end open.
> If Adrian [ ] does not want to be
> the maintainer, ask if you can take over, including the name.
> This smells a lot like the RPM case [ ]
> however, it does not look like anyone is going to call it rpm-ng just
> because the original name is owned by the last maintainer. case is even worse. Original maintainer still develops rpm - at this
moment version 4.4.7 at (while starts from
older 4.4.2 codebase), there is active mailing list, so we have two running
projects with the same name which is bad thing and will cause confusion.

I hope that there will be one util-linux and one rpm project.

> Regards,
> -`J'

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz PLD/Linux Team
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