Is this project abandoned?

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rrrevin
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Is this project abandoned?

Postby rrrevin » Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:07 pm

I'm getting of the opinion that Deluge is now abandoned by the author. There has been very little, if any, activity over the past year by him. I hope this isn't the case, as this is a great program.

I get it people like to move on to other things. That's OK. Life moves on for all of us. But if the main dev(s) have moved on, at least communicate it here and offer to officially the pass the torch to someone else who might want to step up. (Not me)

Hope some others can chime in here.

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Re: Is this project abandoned?

Postby jukemaster » Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:08 pm

I doubt it. Libtorrent sees daily commits, which is what's most important IMO. I don't see rTorrent moving any faster in development. I think open source torrent clients/servers just moves slowly at this point in the lifecycle. Plus version 2.04dev38 isn't that old. Is there a bug you're battling or a feature that you want to see?

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Re: Is this project abandoned?

Postby str77 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:23 pm

I'd enjoy having already merged bugs released... Example: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=55767

My theory: the other great open source contender based on libtorrent rasterbar, qBitTorrent, is getting so good now, that everybody's loosing interest in deluge.
It's a shame because headless qBitTorrent is a pain to build on embedded devices, because of having to cross-compile the QT dependency.

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Re: Is this project abandoned?

Postby jools772 » Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:54 am

jukemaster wrote: Plus version 2.04dev38 isn't that old. Is there a bug you're battling or a feature that you want to see?

Why is it 2.04dev38 and not deluge 2.04?

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Re: Is this project abandoned?

Postby mhertz » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:12 am

It's a build from deluge's develop git branch, and no actual release. Some distros use that "version" in there repos, or people build themselves. It's currently on 38'th commit after last release tag(and master in deluge "terminology")

Edit: If question was about why no v2.0.4 specifically, then sorry, dunno. I'd guess either lack of time, motivation or not deemed ready yet.


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