[arch-dev-public] Removing fam from [extra]

Eduardo Romero k3nsai at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 08:27:17 EDT 2009

On Thursday 11 June 2009 08:22:45 am Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to remove fam from [extra].  It is old, uses dnotify rather
> than the better inotify and does not build without lots of patches.  It
> seems the patches we do use create Arch specific issues with log file
> filling (FS#14623).  Finally, gamin does most of the job fam does but
> better and it is currently in the [community] repo.
> Any objections?  Also, should I bring gamin to [extra] as a replacement
> or leave it in [community]? I really do not care which....
> Allan
there are some extra packages that depend on fam/gamin, so it might be a good 
idea to bring gamin to extra.

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