[Oberon] oo2c in ubuntu
Bernhard.Treutwein at Verwaltung.Uni-Muenchen.DE
Mon Nov 24 13:38:02 MET 2008
> I typically use the oo2c compiler for developing Oberon, but recently
> (as of the release of Ubuntu 8.10, I believe) oo2c has been
> removed from
> the apt repository.
> Does anyone here know why/know the maintainer?
hmm, I only shortly tried to use the outdated package from
the repository and switched quickly to bootstrapping the
source package (which wasn't really difficult), so I googled
and found the following:
From: Luk Claes <luk at debian.org>
To: submit at bugs.debian.org
Subject: O: oo2c -- Optimizing Oberon-2 to ANSI-C Compiler
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 12:30:18 +0200
The current maintainer of oo2c, Florian M. Weps <fmw at debian.org>,
is apparently not active anymore. Therefore, I orphan this package now.
If you want to be the new maintainer, please take it -- see
http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/index.html#howto-o for detailed
instructions how to adopt a package properly.
The problem is that also the projects home page at sourceforge
looks very orphaned (as noted by Stewart Greenhill, an active
member of the project, see:
> oo2c was the only Oberon compiler in Ubuntu (or debian).
yes, that's a pity ...
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