Subject: Re: gutenprint update strategy
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/11/2007 12:12:57
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 03:13:39PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> The gimp-print package is old, as upstream has renamed to gutenprint and
> bumped to version 5.  The source looks organized in the same way,
> so this shouldn't be hard.
> I am inclined to adjust all of these to 5 and reimport as
> gutenprint-foo.  Or should we keep the package as gimp-print?

No, please follow the new name. (What's do you mean with the "-foo"?)

> This seems like a long overdue update.  Is there any reason it hasn't
> happened, other than lack of time?

Not that I know of.

> Does anyone feel responsible
> (MAINTAINER is pkgsrc-users@) -- should I just go ahead when I find
> spare time?

Go ahead! :)