[arch-dev-public] Three new packages for [extra]-repository

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 15:23:16 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Eduardo Romero<k3nsai at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 June 2009 02:03:46 pm Daniel Isenmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to add three new packages into the [extra]-repository. They
>> are more or less necessary because they are new (opt-)dependencies for
>> wicd.
>> wicd has an additional new user interface, it's curses-based and a
>> great alternative to the pyGTK interface for non-X11 usage. But to
>> use it you will need "python-urwid", it's in [comunity].
>> That's the first package I want to add and the other two packages are
>> necessary for the new ioctl experimental, optional backend (allegedly
>> less CPU intensive). The packages are "python-wpactrl" and
>> "python-iwscan". They aren't packaged or in AUR, I have created the
>> necessary PKGBUILD and packages.
>> Summary:
>> - python-urwid for the curses interface
>> - python-wpactrl and python-iwscan for the new ioctl experimental
>>   backend (http://projects.otaku42.de/wiki/PythonWpaCtrl and
>> http://projects.otaku42.de/browser/python-iwscan)
>> Corresponding bug entry: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14992
>> Any objections?
>> Cheers,
>>  Daniel
> Thanks for your improving of wicd, in fact these are great optional dependencies
> that should be approved.

Agreed. Sounds good to me.

I might even start using wicd if I can get a curses interface :)

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