[arch-dev-public] First list of removal candidates

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sat Oct 27 17:08:54 EDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 11:14 -0400, Eric Belanger wrote:
> Hi,
> As promised, here is a first list of removal candidates.  Please go 
> through it to make sure we don't remove a package that, for some reason, 
> should remain in extra. Some of the reason are actually questions 
> (cvsup, gnome-system-tools, ksymoops, makedev, nail, rxvt_ja, rxvt) so it 
> would be nice if someone can answer them. As said before, some of these 
> packages are depends of community packages. Please just dicuss them for 
> now. I would prefer to do the actual removal myself. I will do so in a few 
> days after the discussion.
> =====================================
>   Package 	 Reason to remove it. 
> =====================================
> libggz	unused lib
libggz will be a dependency for gnome-games 2.22

> mt-st	low usage: it's for Linux SCSI tape driver
So we don't support tapestreamers with any package by default?

> pdns-ldap	unused lib
> pdns-mysql	unused lib
> pdns-pgsql	unused lib
These are backends for powerdns/pdns. With the
libmysql/libldap/libpostgresql splitup I think they can be merged with
the normal pdns/powerdns package

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