There's a major version bump pending now for a very long period and
user request come up every now and then requesting the update to the
current 2.4.x branch.
The current maintainer seems to have no time or interest to work on
this in the near future. So someone else should pick this package up or
we should drop it to some TU or even to AUR if nobody is interested.
Meanwhile I've pushed a lacking minor update from the 2.2.x branch to