Debian Planet – Giuseppe https://www.iuculano.it Have you tried rebooting it? Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:41:52 +0000 it-IT hourly 1 apt-get purge chromium https://www.iuculano.it/linux/apt-get-purge-chromium/ https://www.iuculano.it/linux/apt-get-purge-chromium/#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:10:24 +0000 http://www.iuculano.it/?p=285 As you may know, I was the Debian chromium maintainer for many years. Some week ago, I decided to stop working  in the chromium package because it is not possible anymore to contribute and work in the team. In fact, Michael Gilbert started to work in a manner that prevent people to help maintain the package. In the last period […]

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As you may know, I was the Debian chromium maintainer for many years. Some week ago, I decided to stop working  in the chromium package because it is not possible anymore to contribute and work in the team. In fact, Michael Gilbert started to work in a manner that prevent people to help maintain the package.

In the last period the git repository rarely was updated, and my requests were systematically  ignored. Having an updated git repository is mandatory in a big package like Chromium,  and if you don’t push your changes, other people will lost their time

Now, after deciding to stop maintaining Chromium, I also decided to purge it and switch to the Google Chrome binary. Why? Chromium is a pain. Huge commits not documented in changelog that caused stupid bugs because no one can double check them.

In this moment we have an unusable [1] [2] [3] version of Chromium in testing because maintainer demoted grave bugs with the recommendation to rm -rf ./config/chromium … and nobody can understand the sense of latest commits.

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