[arch-dev-public] Moving libtar to unsupported?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 12:38:51 EDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 1:57 AM, Roman Kyrylych<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 04:35, Eric Bélanger<snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there anyone interested in maintaining  libtar?  The man pages
>> needs to be fixed, BTW.  If not, I'll move it to unsupported as no
>> packages in the repos use it.
> IMO if a library is not used by any package,
> then it's not worth to keep it in a repo.
> (I'm talking about any library here, not just libtar).
> Well, maybe some libraries may be good for programmers,
> but then if they are useful - there would be at least one
> package that make use of them.

I mostly agree. libtar was in the repos for pacman pre-3.0 only, if I
remember right

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