[Live-demo] Retiring GPS-Drive from OSGeo-Live

Johan Van de Wauw johan.vandewauw at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 02:12:11 PST 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:09 AM, Cameron Shorter
<cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
> As raised in the last few OSGeo Live weekly meetings, we are proposing that
> GPS-Drive should be retired and not included in the next OSGeo-Live release.
> This is based upon:
> 1. GPS Drive has outstanding issues resulting in it not being able to be
> installed: https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/1601
> 2. We have not been able to connect with anyone from the GPS Drive
> community.
> 3. From OpenHub metrics, it appears that GPS-Drive hasn't had anyone
> contributing to the project for a few years:
> http://live.osgeo.org/en/metrics.html
> If anyone has reason to suggest that GPS-Drive should stay (and is also
> prepared to help getting it working), then please speak up now.
> Proposal:
> That GPS-Drive be retired from OSGeo-Live.
> Cameron +1
Johan: +1

gpsdrive has been removed from debian for the same reason:

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