[arch-dev-public] First list of removal candidates
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sun Oct 28 20:01:26 EDT 2007
On Sat, 27 Oct 2007, Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 11:14 -0400, Eric Belanger wrote:
>> 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
We'll keep it then.
>> mt-st low usage: it's for Linux SCSI tape driver
> So we don't support tapestreamers with any package by default?
Paul has adopted it. So I removed it from the list. What about the other
tape drive tool (mtx)? Do we keep it also?
>> 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
I guess that means we also keep them, at least as long as there not merged
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