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Re: Old package in wip


I've tried to contact the MAINTAINER to update from 4.2 to 4.3 to no avail. Eventually, nia did the update. I'm an awesomewm user myself and awesome 4.0 had some serious bugs that were fixed on the following point releases.


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On Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:28 PM, Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> voidpin writes:
> > I've just started packaging and pushing to wip, so I'm rather new to all this.
> > I've found on wip
> Yes, that looks older than what is in pkgsrc. The rought procedure is
> basically to write to MAINTAINER (if not pkgsrc-users) - both MAINTAINER
> of the wip pkg and the pkgsrc one. And perhaps the people that last
> touched it substantially. If not hearing back, and the wip package has
> not been changed for a long time, and it's clearly older, and there's
> nothing useful in it relative to what's in pkgsrc, then delete it.
> A quick scan makes it seem likely the wip one is just old and no longer
> useful.

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