[tex-live] psutils maintenance

Reuben Thomas rrt at sc3d.org
Thu Oct 24 15:56:21 CEST 2013

On 24 October 2013 14:47, Jay Berkenbilt <qjb at debian.org> wrote:

> I remember having expressed a few concerns in previous email.

I've looked through all the emails I've had from you about psutils, and I
found three points, all already addressed:

1. Compilation on Win32: obviously not a concern for Debian, but I've tried
to address it already insofar as possible through gnulib.

2. Debian patches: I have already incorporated them.

3. Dropping the fix* scripts: I have dropped the fix* scripts as being not
worth maintaining. If you want to continue to package them, that should be
easy: just move them into the Debian patch. I've not seen any interest e.g.
from TeXLive in continuing to use them. My inclination would be to drop
them and wait until someone complains, then file a bug report upstream (to
me!): I'd certainly be sympathetic to users who actually do still need the

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