[arch-dev-public] 2017 repository cleanup

Balló György ballogyor at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 11:48:12 UTC 2018

2018-01-04 12:32 GMT+01:00 Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public <
arch-dev-public at archlinux.org>:

> On 2018-01-04 12:17, Balló György via arch-dev-public wrote:
> > The following packages should be kept too:
> > - dvdauthor
> >     arojas: kdenlive
> >     fyan: kdenlive
> >     heftig: brasero
> >     jgc: brasero
> The only two packages that really require it are unneeded orphans, so I
> don't see the point.

Now I adopted devede, so I need dvdauthor, but it's in [extra], so I can't
adopt it.

> - sofia-sip
> >     heftig: empathy
> Ditto. There is nothing special about unmaintained optdepends that are
> providing completely optional functionality.

In this case the telepathy-rakia optional dependency should be removed from
empathy first, and then the telepathy-rakia and sofia-sip packages can be
dropped. But I think it would better to keep the whole 'telepathy' group in
the official repositories even if some of these packages are orphans.

György Balló
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