[tex-live] psutils maintenance

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Sun Oct 20 02:04:07 CEST 2013

On 17 December 2012 23:12, Reuben Thomas <rrt at sc3d.org> wrote:
[stuff about taking over psutils]

Greetings again all of you.

Little has changed since I last wrote: I've been using my 1.20 release of
psutils; today I actually tagged it in github


and overhauled psjoin to modernize the Perl slightly, add my name (so the
original author won't be bothered), and made the use of the version number

I have not heard from Angus. If anyone knows how to contact him, it would
be great to follow up on his recent-ish offer of donating psutils to the
FSF and relicensing it under the GPL.

It would be nice to move forwards; specifically, at least get 1.20 into
Debian and CTAN (and hence TeXLive), if there are no objections, of course.

I'm also happy to hear from any potential maintainers; while psutils seems
to be low-traffic enough that I'm happy to curate it, my work on it was
intended as a one-off, and I'd be happy to hand it to anyone with a greater

So: maintainers, please let me know if there are any problems packaging it,
or if you have any patches for me to add, and let's get it out there!

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