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This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 27 development cycle.
Changing version to '27'.
I created a Pagure PR that updates the package to 3.0.2 version, switching to Python 3:
Please, may I ask to review and rebuild?
can you please apply that update/PR? Every time I upgrade Fedora I get the old dusty Nagstamon 1.0 which does not even run anymore on newer Fedora.
Thanks and regards
There meanwhile is a pre-version of 3.1 that ships as an RPM ready to install on Fedora 28 and 29, with all current libraries.
Please note that Henri Wahl is the author of Nagstamon, and already maintains Fedora-compatible packages on his website. Might there be a chance to work closer together and provide a working version inside Fedora again? As Henri pointed out the old version in Fedora doesn't help at all ...
(In reply to Henri Wahl from comment #3)
> can you please apply that update/PR? Every time I upgrade Fedora I get the
> old dusty Nagstamon 1.0 which does not even run anymore on newer Fedora.
That pull request is now more than a year old, which suggests that this package is no-longer being maintained. It's perhaps worth pursuing https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Policy_for_nonresponsive_package_maintainers. Orphaning the package may cause a new volunteer to step forward, but, if not, it sounds like the existing broken package is worse than no package at all.
(In reply to Stefan Neufeind from comment #4)
> Please note that Henri Wahl is the author of Nagstamon, and already
> maintains Fedora-compatible packages on his website. Might there be a chance
> to work closer together and provide a working version inside Fedora again?
> As Henri pointed out the old version in Fedora doesn't help at all ...
It's certainly possible. It requires an interested person (which could be Henri, if he has the time and inclination) to volunteer to become a Fedora package maintainer and to build the packages within Fedora. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers
(In reply to Peter Oliver from comment #5)
> It's certainly possible. It requires an interested person (which could be
> Henri, if he has the time and inclination) to volunteer to become a Fedora
> package maintainer and to build the packages within Fedora.
I am sorry but do not even find time for coding so I would be happy someone else could to the packaging part... :-/
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This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 30 development cycle.
Changing version to '30.
Ping. Any news here?
I can see a lot of people waiting to get this package updated.
How can I help? Is there still an interested maintainer?