Package: sponsorship-requests
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Dear mentors, Gianfranco,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "rear".
This is an upgrade to previous 2.00+dfsg-1 and it fixes a FTBFS bug. Extract 
from d/changelog :

rear (2.00+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * d/control : move xmlto to Build-Depends, since it's needed for man
    generation and man is part of the "any" part of the rear package (Closes:

 -- Frédéric Bonnard <>  Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:22:44 


 Package name    : rear
 Version         : 2.00+dfsg-2
 Upstream Author : Schlomo Schapiro, Gratien D'haese, Stefan Semmelroggen, Peer 
Heinlein, Dag Wieers, Jeroen Hoekx
 URL             :
 License         : GPL-3+, LGPL-2.1+, GPL-2+
 Section         : admin

It builds those binary packages:

  rear  - Bare metal disaster recovery and system migration framework
  rear-doc   - Bare metal disaster recovery and system migration framework 

To access further information about this package, please visit the following 

Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

  dget -x

More information about rear can be obtained from

  There is a load of Info lintians but this is due to the fact that rear embeds
  skeleton files/dirs that won't be use by the system installing rear, but
  those files will be used by the rear OS created to be booted later.

 Frederic Bonnard

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