[Lucid] Updating Open-motif to 2.3.2 in multiverse?

Jerone Young jerone.young at canonical.com
Thu Jan 14 01:46:00 GMT 2010

On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 06:36 +0100, fabrice wrote:
> Hi Jerone,
> Jerone Young escribió:
> > open-motif currently in multiverse is pretty dated and stuck at version
> > 2.2.3. Open-motif is now at version 2.3.2 and has been out for a very
> > long time (since around march 09).
> Ubuntu is shipping the package from Debian, and open-motif has been
> orphaned there, since 2006, so nobody is taking care of this package,
> right now (you can see
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=379258). This explain
> why we (Ubuntu and Debian) are shipping an old version.

Thanks for the info Fabrice.

> > If this can be updated for Lucid LTS it would be a big help to many
> > users. Though not sure who to talk with about getting it updated, so
> The best way for that to happen is that somebody adopt this package in
> Debian, rather than packaging it in Ubuntu. Do you volunteer? :-)

I will volunteer to package it. Need to find a Debian sponsor later this


> Cheers,
> Fabrice

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