[arch-dev-public] [core] / [extra] cleanup
Jelle van der Waa
jelle at vdwaa.nl
Mon Jun 4 20:01:01 UTC 2018
On 02/06/18 17:06, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> Looking at the packages in the BUILDINFO rebuild list, I've found some
> packages which are so old that they might not longer suit [core] or our
> repos in general. So I'd like to propose that we either move or remove
> the following packages:
> - pcmciautils - Ancient technology
Felix moved it to [extra], not sure why? So removed it from [core]
> - speedtouch - If you are using a linux kernel >= 2.6.10 , you should
> use the kernel module instead.
> - bootchart - Replaced by systemd-bootchart
> - zd1211-firmware - really really old WiFi chip. Move to [extra] or
> - linux-atm - Not sure what this is, but looks old.
> *Move to [extra]*
> - ifenslave - Don't see why it is required in core, also orphan
> - libgssglue/librpcsecgss - move to extra, nothing in [core] deps on it.
> (archboot and nfs-utils used to dep on it)
> - b43-fwcutter - Is this still required for more recent broadcom cards?
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