On 03/06/2014 12:03 PM, Susi Lehtola wrote:
On Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:31:18 +0100
Michael J Gruber <mjg(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> I just git a "broken dependencies" notice for a package that I maintain.
> The reason is that "pdftk" got retired just the other day.
> I may have missed a corresponding post on fedora-devel, but I think a
> heads up notice to maintainers of depending packages may be in order
> before you retire a package, as a general idea.
> You see, unretiring a package is so much more work than changing
> As for pdftk: I see 2 failed builds for version 1.45 and none for the
> current version 2.02 (which probably breaks the api anyways). What are
> the plans? Retire pdftk completely? Start fresh with pdftk2?
> pdflabs, the maker of pdftk, provide binary as well as source rpms for
> pdftk 2.02, by the way. I might even look into packaging it but don't
> want to duplicate any existing efforts.
pdftk is a very important package, so new (co)maintainers shouldn't be
hard to find.
Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug)
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes(a)rhrk.uni-kl.de>