On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 12:09:32AM -0600, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The last update to the package was more than two years ago. Newer versions, 
> at 
> least compare to that in sid, of mkgmap have new features and bug fixes.
> Is there any special reason why the package hasn't been updated?
> 

Lack of interest by the main maintainer?

> I tried to locally build a newer version using the current packaging but it 
> failed because of some errors in the code. I have yet to verify if they are 
> true or whether something else is fishy.
> At least the "precompiled" binaries by upstream do work.
> 

Please open a wishlist report about that to track the issue, with your
comments. Possibly one current member of the team will take care of it,
or you could provide a (tentative?) patch yourself and it will be included in
the next version.

-- 
Francesco P. Lovergine



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