Passing ownership of mingetty

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Thu Nov 11 20:04:39 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 08:53:47PM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Wed, 10.11.10 21:33, Bernie Innocenti (bernie at wrote:
> > Hello Petr,
> > 
> > I ended up being the owner of mingetty by chance, because I used to
> > maintain it in the OLPC collection and the previous maintainer released
> > the package.
> Do we really want to keep mingetty around?

Your argument is sound, but this is still a bit off topic for this
thread. Even if mingetty is retired it still needs a maintainer for
another year until we retire F14 (unless we want to take a risk and try
to swap it out in the public releases). I assume OLPC would have a
similar issue.


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