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

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Fri Jul 18 05:06:14 EDT 2008

Eric Belanger wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Tobias Kieslich 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?
>>     -T
> If geeqie is as stable as gqview-devel like you said, then no 
> objections from me.
I use gqview intensively, and never experienced any problem. I have 
compiled and installed geeqie-svn a few days ago (after reading this 
thread) and used it everyday since then. I experienced many crashes! May 
I suggest we keep gqview until geeqie reaches its first stable version? 
Perhaps you can replace gqview-devel with geeqie though.


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