indicator-weather broken, should we drop it from raring?

Micah Gersten micahg at
Mon Apr 22 05:00:27 UTC 2013

On 04/19/2013 01:25 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2013, at 06:36 PM, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
>> I guess you have a configured indicator with your location, right? ;-)
> I do!  But I fear I might forget my umbrella the next time I travel out of my
> home location. :)
>> The current bug makes impossible to configure it/add a location, so it's
>> basically useless as a new package to install (or you need to get the woeid
>> code and tweak the config by hand, but if you do that you can probably as
>> well get the package from a ppa or launchpad library).
>> The users who have it installed can keep it, nothing is going to remove it
> >from your system because we drop it from the archive.
> That's a good point.  Given that as a fresh install, it's currently pretty
> useless, I suppose it makes sense to remove it.  OTOH, I don't like making
> this decision so close to the release.  Isn't there a chance that someone will
> be motivated to do an SRU to fix the most egregious problems later?
If it's totally broke, let's drop it and backport it if/when it gets
fixed.  A backport will appear in software center just like something in
the main archive if there's no archive version for it AIUI (apt
certainly treats it that way since backports are enabled by default, but
pinned lower).


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