On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Vincent Bernat <ber...@debian.org> wrote:
> ❦ 11 mars 2016 19:32 GMT, Wei Liu <l...@liuw.name> :
>>> I am not referring to all the ancient mails you mentioned, just a little
>>> pointer in order to see if it could be maybe possible to have an
>>> alternate package of GNU GLOBAL which can add the recent improvements,
>>> and let the users decide in an individual basis which one fits best
>>> their needs.
>> Someone proposed this in the bug report I linked above. The idea was
>> turned down.
> If there is someone motivated enough to take over the packaging of
> global, we can submit the question to the technical committee. This is
> an hostile move but the situation is unlikely to go forward.
> Maybe Punit would like to resume its work on packaging a more recent
> version (removing the CGI stuff to avoid the only known problem).
I'd be up for upgrading the package and addressing any issues. As it
is, I am a regular global user and once the package has been updated,
it shouldn't take too much effort keeping it that way.
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