[fpc-pascal] Is fppkg dead?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Feb 17 09:22:36 CET 2010

On Wed, 17 Feb 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Is fppkg a dead initiative?  Or is this ever going to go "live" for other
> developers or even FPC to push packages to the repository too? If so, what
> is the requirements to get access, or should we all host our own repositories?
> ---------------------------
> $ fppkg list
> Name                 Installed    Available
> lnet                 -            0.6.3-0
> ---------------------------
> fppkg was announced over a year ago. It was said that as soon as sufficient
> testing was done, other packages would become available. I guess this
> confirms that fppkg is a 'dead in the water' initiative - not even FPC is
> using it. :-(  It sounded like such a nice idea though.

It is not dead, but it takes time to set it up.


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