Good communication with upstream is good idea

Stephan Hermann sh at
Mon Jul 21 07:37:47 BST 2008


On Sun, 20 Jul 2008 18:05:47 +0200
Florian Weimer <fw at> wrote:

> * Osamu Aoki:
> > I found some of my packages are offered as a part of Ubuntu archive.
> Same here.  In my case (debsecan), it's a bit irresponsible because
> the package doesn't really work on Ubuntu--but it's not readily
> apparent to potential users.  Furthermore, it uses server resources
> provided to Debian, and not to Ubuntu.
> What's the correct way to get it out of Unbuntu (universe)?  I don't
> want to relicense it, but if asking politely does not work, it seems
> to be my only choice.

What needs to be done to make it work on Ubuntu, too?

I think that's one of the easiest things to achieve...if something is
not working on Ubuntu, but it's something which works on debian, we
could make sure, it will work on Ubuntu too...


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