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

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Tue Oct 30 21:45:25 EDT 2007

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Roman Kyrylych wrote:

> 2007/10/27, Eric Belanger <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca>:
>> 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.
>> gnome-system-tools (in unstable)        replace with new package from AUR and move to Extra?
> +1 for updating this. I can take it if noone else wants.
>> libesmtp        unused lib
> required by esmtp and balsa - I'll take them all in community
>> libgdamm        unused lib
> move to community, I'll adopt it (required by glom)
>> libpixman       unused lib
> just curious - is pixman from Testing the same but updated?
> other packages that are required by community packages:
> glitz - by gnustep-back and xgl
> metakit - by gourmet
> shapelib - by gpsmanshp and gen2shp

Are these the only packages in the candidate list that are 
makedepends/depends of community packages?

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