[arch-dev-public] dropping FreeNX/OpenNX and nx-common

Tobias Powalowski tobias.powalowski at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 27 09:47:24 EDT 2013

Am 24.06.2013 22:14, schrieb Andreas Radke:
> I'd like to drop FreeNX from our extra repo. It's not maintained for
> several years now though it can still do its job pretty well with
> some heavy patching and sed commands fixing things that have changed
> meanwhile.
> We've already dropped the closed NoMachine NX client and I'd like to
> drop OpenNX along with FreeNX because there's a successor out there
> named X2go.
> X2go packages are in extra: a functional replacement with the same and
> better features. And it's well maintained upstream.
> nx-common pkg with remaining NoMachine libs is only required by FreeNX
> and OpenNX and can be removed too then.
> Any objections or somebody who wants to take over these packages?
> -Andy
+1 x2go works well.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org

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