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== Maintaining unmaintained packages ==
Being a package maintainer would not mean you have to fix all the bugs, only that you get the last word about applying patches from others and including new functions that other users will submit. You don't have to fix bugs, just tell them to use the bug tracker until someone that cares tries to fix it.
About the difference between old and new releases, Octave Forge used to be one single large project. Now each package is released indidually and have their own independent development. As such, there used to be Makefile everywhere as variables would propagate. When the split was made, unmaintained packages, such as video, kept the old Makefiles (because no one removed them). The Makefile at the root of package for example does nothing.
== See also ==
== See also ==

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