[arch-dev-public] Phasing out webkitgtk{,2}

Jan Alexander Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 16:03:09 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:42 PM Jan Alexander Steffens <
jan.steffens at gmail.com> wrote:

> To protect our users we should try to limit the packages using
> webkitgtk(2)., with the goal of eventually getting rid of it completely. I
> propose making a TODO that covers all these packages, with the following
> policy:
>    - If it can be updated to webkit2gtk, do so.
>    - Otherwise, if WebKit is an optional dependency, build without it.
>    - Otherwise, consider removing the package, especially if it's a
>    browser.
> Fedora is working on this too (with a deadline in mid-March), so this bug
tree might be of interest:


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