Debian Bug report logs - #302330
RM: xitalk -- RoQA; too buggy

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Reported by: Philipp Kern <pkern@debian.org>

Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 10:33:07 UTC

Severity: important

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From: Philipp Kern <pkern@debian.org>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: RM: xitalk -- RoQA; too buggy
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 10:24:18 +0000
Package: ftp.debian.org
Severity: important

xitalk[1] is a talk intercept utility for X. The current version in sarge
is broken and a newer upstream version does not fix this issue.

Anthony DeRobertis filed a release-critical bug[2] against xitalk which
describes the same problem I had when packaging the newest upstream
version as I intended to adopt this package[3]. The previous maintainer
is missing in action and nobody, apart of me, volunteered to take over
this package in one and a half years.

Popcon lists xitalk on place #7297 with 21 installations and 9 regular
users.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern
Debian Developer

[1] http://packages.debian.org/unstable/x11/xitalk
[2] #301878: http://bugs.debian.org/301878
[3] WNPP bug #194021: http://bugs.debian.org/194021



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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <ftpmaster@ftp-master.debian.org>
To: 302330-close@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Bug#302330: fixed
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 05:50:26 -0500
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

    xitalk |  1.1.11-13 | source, alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc

Note that the package(s) have simply been removed from the tag
database and may (or may not) still be in the pool; this is not a bug.
The package(s) will be physically removed automatically when no suite
references them (and in the case of source, when no binary references
it).  Please also remember that the changes have been done on the
master archive (ftp-master.debian.org) and will not propagate to any
mirrors (ftp.debian.org included) until the next cron.daily run at the
earliest.

Packages are never removed from testing by hand.  Testing tracks
unstable and will automatically remove packages which were removed
from unstable when removing them from testing causes no dependency
problems.

Bugs which have been reported against this package are not automatically
removed from the Bug Tracking System.  Please check all open bugs and
close them or re-assign them to another package if the removed package
was superseded by another one.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
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