[rancid] Re: Rancid development, WAS: Re: subversion issues
hank at rem.com
Thu May 22 16:57:03 UTC 2008
Yes, there are more developers than just John. One of the problems we
have with many of the patches is that people send them in with GNU or
other copyright bits attached making incorporation impossible. Rancid
development is still going on and some fairly large upgrades are
currently being discussed.
Jethro R Binks wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2008, Kelly Shutt wrote:
>> Is there a specific reason why this patch hasn't been integrated into
>> the base source yet?
> There have been numerous patches floating around for a while for rancid,
> including some contributions from myself, but unfortunately John Heasley
> has been somehwat quiet of late. He was working through the patches from
> the list and received privately for a while. John, are you out there
> still? Are there other developers with source access available who can
> afford to spend some time pushing further releases?
> I think rancid is a great tool, especially if you live in a Cisco world,
> but outwith that there is still some considerable work to be done. I am
> keen that rancid doesn't die through lack of maintenance, or requires
> patches to be pulled from numerous sources to gain useful functionality.
> Can anyone offer any insight into Rancid's future?
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> Jethro R Binks
> Computing Officer, IT Services
> University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
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