[arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Tue May 20 21:03:50 EDT 2014

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Alexander Rødseth <rodseth at gmail.com>wrote:
>> There was a message on arch-general, noting that kiwi does not depend on
>> gtk1.
>> As I understand the situation, the holdups concerning gtk1, kdelibs3
>> and qt3 are now resolved, and there is a strong consensus that moving
>> these packages is a good idea. We don't want to act as upstream for
>> old, unmaintained, obsolete and potentially insecure libraries.
>> Best regards,
>> Alexander / xyproto
> I've just removed qt3/kdelibs3 (as well as packages depending on them)
> from the repos. In the next few days, I'll check your work on imlib and see
> what can be done with gtk1. This thread was started when I was inactive so
> I didn't really had time to go through this earlier.

Everything is done now. glib, gtk and frinds have beed removed from the
repos. In case someone is interested, here's the packages that were removed:
glib gtk xmms
dfm gdk-pixbuf manedit amidi-plug perl-xmms xmmsctrl xmms-imms xmms-pulse

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