On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 07:57:34PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 06:39:40PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 01:07:17PM +0100, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have a package that (would) depend on terralib, but it appears that
> > > terralib is
> > > abandoned / removed from Debian.
> > >
> > > There have been new upstream releases, with 3.3.1 released in April.
> > > Are there any known reasons why terralib should not be updated and
> > > brought back
> > > into Debian ?
> > >
> > No reasons but for having at least one maintainer interested in doing
> > the grunt work, as always :)
> Mainly the embedding of libgeotiff needs to be dropped in favour
> of the current provided one (1.2.5) also to avoid the usual problems of
> non-DFSG compliant EPSG data embedded within that lib.
Just for note, I updated the terralib debian-gis repo, but still
it is needed some work to remove the embedded geotiff support.
Francesco P. Lovergine
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