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Re: rawhide report: 20091027 changes

On 10/27/2009 11:18 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski (D Mierzejewski icm edu pl) said: 
>>> Here's the tickets that discussed the removal:
>>> https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/2712
>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523998
>>> lam should probably be added back until the dependent programs can be
>>> migrated to use OpenMPI.
>> I notice that there isn't a word there about who will be responsible for
>> fixing the packages which depend on LAM currently. You can't just remove
>> a package without some sort of early warning and a plan to fix the
>> fall-out.
> It has now been unblocked. Given the maintiner's original wish to have
> it removed, I suspect it needs a new maintainer.

I *can* maintain it, but you are correct in that I have no wish to.  My
apologies on the way this was handled, I honestly didn't expect anyone
to still be using lam.  It's been deprecated/dead upstream for so long
that I expected all the dependent packages would have moved on by now.

Doug Ledford <dledford redhat com>
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