[arch-dev-public] Drop sqlite2 and webkitgtk{,2}

Jan Alexander Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sun Jun 25 10:03:46 UTC 2017

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:51 AM Balló György via arch-dev-public <
arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:

> I think we can drop sqlite2 and webkitgtk{,2} from the official
> repositories now.
> sqlite2 was replaced by sqlite 3. The last application which still use it
> is Freevo, which was last released in 2009, and is currently unmaintained.
> webkitgtk{,2} has many CVEs[1][2], and was replaced by webkit2gtk. The last
> application which still use it is GNUCash, which is still maintained by
> upstream, but unlikely to get ported to gtk3 soon, porting is not started
> yet.[3]

Oh, finally. Thanks for keeping track of this. It gets a big +1 from me.

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