[arch-dev-public] Three new packages for [extra]-repository
daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Fri Jun 12 13:11:19 EDT 2009
On Tue, 9 Jun 2009 14:23:16 -0500
Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Eduardo Romero<k3nsai at gmail.com>
> > 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 :)
All three packages are in the repo now. I have seen no problems so far
and I hope that the users don't have any problems, too.
The new curses interface is really great!
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