Debian Bug report logs - #394544
RM: libmal -- RoM; abandoned upstream

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Reported by: Ludovic Rousseau <>

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 20:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Ludovic Rousseau <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: please remove libmal from unstable and testing
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 21:57:09 +0200
Severity: normal

libmal is no more mainained upstream and the bug #389353 may never be
corrected. I maintain libmal but do not use it anymore. The upstream
maintainer do not use it either.

Source package: libmal
Binaries: libmal1 libmald-dev

For the same reasons I also request the removal of jpilot-syncmal and
malsync from unstable and testing. I maintain all these packages.

The kpilot maintainer said in [1] he would remove the build dependency on



-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (90, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#394544: fixed
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2007 06:15:01 +0000
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

    libmal |     0.43-1 | source
libmal-dev |     0.40-6 | hurd-i386
libmal-dev |     0.43-1 | alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc
   libmal1 |     0.40-6 | hurd-i386
   libmal1 |     0.43-1 | alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, 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 ( and will not propagate to any
mirrors ( included) until the next cron.daily run at the

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unstable and will automatically remove packages which were removed
from unstable when removing them from testing causes no dependency

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