Hi Barak,

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:42:34PM +0000, Barak A. Pearlmutter wrote:
> Thanks for moving the repo, that's great.

You are welcome. :-)
> Please feel free to collaboratively maintain the package; that's what
> collab-maint is for!

> A couple years ago I reworked the f2c compiler and library into a
> single source with an autotools-based build.
> I have not uploaded it, but I think it's all pretty much good to go.
>  https://github.com/barak/f2c-1.git
> If you'd have a look, I'd very much appreciate it.

I admit that f2c is a pretty low priority package for me - thus I
might come back in a year or so - sorry. :-(

> Seemed like a big step to replace the current f2c / libf2c with this
> so I didn't actually push the red button.
> But I think it would make sense at some point.

I totally agree - I'd also love if Github might consider to some
more sensible distribution method (some popular Git platform).

> Especially if upstream is not completely moribund as I'd assumed, but
> maybe could be convinced to upstream this.

If you have contact to upstream it might be sensible to try.

> Anyway, I'll have a look at the new upstream release, and try to
> document some of this per your suggestion, in debian/README.source or
> such.

This would help since while your other mail presents "some kind of
documentation" it would help to make it more obvious. ;-)

Kind regards



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