Debian Bug report logs - #387638
RM: kudzu -- RoM; FTBFS; not in etch; obsolete

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Reported by: Noèl Köthe <>

Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 15:03:11 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Noèl Köthe <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: please remove kudzu from Debian (RoM)
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 16:28:48 +0200
Severity: normal


kudzu is not buildable anymore and is already removed from etch/testing.

Nobody seems to care about the package. I asked the pkg-knoppix people on alioth
but it doesn't seems to be an active project.
The main reason for packaging the kudzu hardware detection was to have it packaged
for knoppix. But they are still using their own kudzu build.:(

>From upstream we got the following information:

Bill Nottingham <>
Aside from that... what are you using kudzu for? You shouldn't. (it basically
is sticking around in RH/Fedora until the installer can be ported away
from it.)


Thanks from the kudzu maintainer.


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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#387638: fixed
Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2006 00:04:32 +0000
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

     kudzu |   1.1.67-1 | source, alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc
 kudzu-dev |   1.1.67-1 | alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc

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