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Re: rdiff-backup for FC3



On Fri, 2006-01-27 at 17:59 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 1/26/06, Gianluca Sforna <giallu gmail com> wrote:
> > Is there any reason why the latest updates of rdiff-backup where not
> > issued for FC3? This way, I can no longer use it to backup between my
> > laptop (FC3) and server (FC4).
> >
> > I just verified that the current srpm package for FC4
> > (rdiff-backup-1.0.1-1.fc4.src.rpm) builds and works correctly also in
> > FC3, so I think it would be just a matter of adding it to the build
> > queue...
> 
> FC3 has entered maintainence mode with the release of FC5test2.
> There is no policy for Fedora Extras that requires maintainers to
> supply packages for Core releases that have entered maintainence mode.
>  If the original maintainer doesn't want the burden of keeping FC3
> updated now that its in maintainence mode, another maintainer may need
> to express interest in supplying those updates.

I wonder if whether, just as the idea of supplying a final yum update
with configuration files pointing to the Legacy project repos was
discussed, the same might be said about mock.  This might aid
maintainers who are willing to continue supporting packages for releases
that have entered maintenance mode.

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