Currently things suck quite a bit. Yesterday the subdomain I had been using for webhosting, downhill.aus.cc, disappeared; apparently the owner/sponsor of aus.cc did not extend the "parent" domain's validity. (Thanks anyway, it was nice while it lasted.) Grumpily I have chosen a new name and gone for brevity. - Enter downhill.g.la.
The second item of suckage is that the first round of the get rid of gnutls11 binNMUs still has not gone through. Looks like libgnomesu's build-dependencies are uninstallable on arm again. Afaict this is due to the directfb transition. (BTW: The actual cause of the problem could be easy and quickly debugged by using apt-get build-dep and apt-get install. However I do not know how to do this without root access on a ARM machine. Is there some smart tool I do not know about?)
I thought the whole issue (about a dozen packages to be scheduled in two tranches) would be done in three to four days but I expect it to take three to five weeks now.
Looks like I forgot suckage #3, probably the worst one. MTV chose to celebrate its 25 year anniverary by dumping the Kuttner Show. Not that surprising as it did not fit in. The rest of MTV's program (besides the videos) is unwatchable for me.-----