[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#687480: Bug#687480: xfce4-weather-plugin: No longer works since weather.com no longer provides free data
eddy.petrisor at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 21:21:50 UTC 2012
2012/9/13 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>:
> On jeu., 2012-09-13 at 19:48 +0300, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
>> 2012/9/13 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>:
>> > On jeu., 2012-09-13 at 09:57 +0300, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
>> >> Package: xfce4-weather-plugin
>> >> Version: 0.7.4-3+b1
>> >> Severity: grave
>> >> Tags: upstream
>> >> Justification: renders package unusable
>> >> Hi,
>> >> The xfce4-weather-plugin no longer works because weather.com doesn't provide
>> >> free data anymore.
>> >> This problem is known and fixed starting with version 0.8.0:
>> >> https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8105
>> >> The package needs a new upstream version to be usable, otherwise it's useless.
>> > Unstable (and stable) version still works perfectly fine. Switching to
>> Are you sure they do?
This is weird. For some unknown reason the plugin lost all my
configuration information for the plugin, that's why it didn't work
>> I suppose delivering a non-functional xfcee4-weather-plugin in Wheezy
>> is a better idea than packaging a new version >=0.8.0 or removing the
>> package from the archive so Wheezy does not have a non-functional
> If/when that happens, then we'll remove it.
OK, my bad. When I saw the plugin stopped working without any explicit
changes on my part, I assumed the problem with the plugin was the API
issue once I checked to see any info on the upstream page for any
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