[arch-dev-public] replace gqview and gqview-devel with geeqie

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 16:29:32 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 3:16 PM, Tobias Kieslich <tobias at justdreams.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>        I just noticed that both gqview and gqview-devel got updated and that
> reminded me that the gqview project is essentially defunct. Saying that,
> there is a fork called geeqie and we do have a package for the alpha
> version in the aur. This version is basically a gqview-devel with some
> patches. Iwas using gqview-devel with out a crash for the last year and
> switched to geeqie by the end of April. No crashing there either.
> So I would like to bring geeqie to extra, and by the same time abandon
> the gqview packages.
> any objections?

Not from me. gqview is a lesser-used package, so I doubt you'd get
loud complaints from anyone (even though I myself use it, I tend to
use feh more)

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