[arch-dev-public] Drop hfsprogs
webreg at vbsimple.net
Sat Aug 19 22:48:03 UTC 2017
> The current status of the package hfsutils v332 is really out-of-date
> compared to Apple sources  v589.
For the records, I'm referring to the community/hfsprogs package.
> Various GNU/Linux distributions approach this package in many different
> - Debian still maintains it the outdated v332 
> - Fedora uses a more recent version v540  which doesn't provide
> anymore mkfs.hfs. A package from another source could create new
> - Gentoo uses the same old version v332 
> As I don't use this package anymore and I don't think a 10 years old
> package should live in the official repositories I plan to move hfsutils
> to the AUR.
> If someone has a better idea or wants to maintain hfsutils please let me
> know. If not I'll try to update hfsutils in the AUR to v540.
> : https://opensource.apple.com/source/diskdev_cmds/diskdev_cmds-589/
> : https://packages.debian.org/sid/hfsprogs
> : https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-fs/diskdev_cmds
Fabio Castelli aka Muflone
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