Bug#678644: Outdated version of Zoph in Debian
Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS <gcs <at> debian.hu>
2012-06-24 00:59:07 GMT
Hi Henrique, Jeroen,
On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 13:05 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012, Jeroen Roos wrote:
> > I am the maintainer of "Zoph", a webbased program to organize photos.
> > The current version in Debian has several issues, including a few
> > security-related of which some are severe. All of these are fixed in the
> > latest release, 0.9 which will be released today.
As I see, 0.9 is released then. Looking into the feature list, it would
be a shame to let it fade away.
> > Because Edelhard seems to be unwilling and/or unable to fix this, I am
> > requesting you to either find a new maintainer or remove it from the
> > package database.
Although I'm not one of its users, but will package 0.9 after I slept a
bit. I was looking for a similar program _on the desktop_. Couldn't find
any, even if I know Shotwell.
> Popcon says that the outdated Debian package doesn't have many users:
Jeroen, can you share some insight? Users gave up on the outdated
package, it's just not known, has some drawbacks?
> If the current maintainer (or a new maintainer) doesn't show up very soon
> with an upload of the new upstream version, it is probably best to remove it
> from Debian, as apparently the users have already given up on the
> Debian-packaged zoph and are probably using upstream packages directly.
I'm asking for advice. To be honest, #556573  needs some luck to be
fixed for Wheezy. There's an usability bug, as one dependency of Zoph is