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Re: Moving forward on parted development

From: Otavio Salvador
Subject: Re: Moving forward on parted development
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:26:22 -0300

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 5:54 AM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> Phillip Susi wrote:
>> It's now been over 6 months since Jim left redhat and parted
>> development has stalled.  I'd like to get it going again.  I think I'm
>> going to repost my pending patches in the next days and see if anyone
>> has time to review them yet, and either way, I'd like to go ahead and
>> push them to savanna and gear up for a new release.  Jim mentioned
>> shutting down the git repo at debian and just using savanna going
>> forward.  How do we get that one shut down?  Is there a checklist for
>> issuing a new release?  I imagine it mostly involves running make
>> dist, and uploading the tarball to ftp.gnu.org?
> Hi Phillip,
> Thanks for moving this along.
> I don't know how to shut down the debian repository -- never done that.
> I'll bet Otavio knows or can find out, Cc'd.

Do you guys want to remove it or lock it in? Another alternative would
be to make it a mirror from Savanna one.

> I've added address@hidden in Cc.  I've tried to phase out the
> alioth.debian.org list, too.  The bug-parted one is what's mentioned in
> --help, and thus, should be the one we prefer.

I think it would be possible to block new subscriptions and send an
e-mail to the people from mailing list asking to move to the new one.

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