[arch-dev-public] Spring cleaning (moving orphaned packages from [community] to AUR)

Giancarlo Razzolini grazzolini at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 2 23:59:34 UTC 2020

Em fevereiro 27, 2020 6:11 Alexander F Rødseth via arch-dev-public escreveu:
> It's time for the semi-yearly package cleanup of [community] packages, as
> is tradition.
> I have gathered a list of "unneeded orphans" in [community] (packages that
> currently has no maintainer, and no other package depends on them) from the
> excellent list on our web page.
> TUs and Devs, please adopt, if you're interested:
> adapta-kde - Adapta theme for KDE Plasma 5
> agg - High Quality Rendering Engine for C++
> aide - A file integrity checker and intrusion detection program.
> arch - A modern and remarkable revision control system.
> arc-kde - Arc theme for KDE Plasma 5
> aspell-it - Italian dictionary for aspell
> aspell-ru - Russian dictionary for aspell
> bar - A script for showing progress bars.
> bomberclone - Clone of the game Atomic Bomberman
> cellwriter - A grid-entry natural handwriting input panel.
> curseofwar - Fast-paced RTS/Action game with ncurses interface
> dcfldd - DCFL (DoD Computer Forensics Lab) dd replacement with hashing
> dumb-a4 - IT, XM, S3M and MOD player library (for Allegro 4)
> easystroke - Use mouse gestures to initiate commands and hotkeys.
> eclipse-cpp - Highly extensible IDE for C++
> eclipse-java - Highly extensible IDE for Java
> eclipse-javascript - Highly extensible IDE for JavaScript
> eclipse-jee - Highly extensible IDE for JEE
> eclipse-php - Highly extensible IDE for PHP
> eclipse-rust - Highly extensible IDE for Rust
> esmtp - An easy SMTP forwarder.
> gimp-dbp - David's batch processor for the GIMP
> gimp-plugin-fblur - Makes out of focus with luminosity and depth
> gimp-plugin-lqr - Plugin for The GIMP providing Liquid Rescale
> gimp-plugin-wavelet-denoise - Tool to reduce noise in each channel of an
> image separately
> gimp-refocus - A sharpen plugin for gimp using FIR Wiener filtering
> glide - Dependency management and vendoring for Go projects
> glitz - OpenGL image compositing library
> gnunet-gtk - A frontend for GNUnet
> gtk-theme-switch2 - Gtk2 theme switcher
> gvmd - greenbone-vulnerability-manager
> gvm-tools - greenbone-vulnerability-manager tools
> ifuse - A fuse filesystem to access the contents of an iPhone or iPod Touch
> iverilog - Icarus Verilog compiler and simulation tool
> javasqlite - Java wrapper including a basic JDBC driver for the SQLite 2/3
> database engine
> matrix-appservice-irc - Node.js IRC bridge for Matrix
> minbif - An IRC gateway to IM networks that uses libpurple.
> mod_wsgi - Python WSGI adapter module for Apache
> monica - Monitor calibration tool
> mythes-pl - Polish thesaurus
> ode - High performance library for simulating rigid body dynamics
> openvas - Vulnerability scanning Daemon
> pinta - Drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. It's goal is
> to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users
> processing - Programming environment for creating images, animations and
> interactions
> projectm-pulseaudio - Music visualizer which uses 3D accelerated iterative
> image based rendering (pulseaudio)
> projectm-sdl - Music visualizer which uses 3D accelerated iterative image
> based rendering (sdl)
> python2-pyxmpp - Python XMPP and Jabber implementation based on libxml2
> python-pyinsane - Python library to access and use image scanners
> qtspim - New user interface for spim, a MIPS simulator.
> rdiff-backup - A utility for local/remote mirroring and incremental backups.
> remacs - Emacs with parts of it written in Rust
> steghide - Embeds a message in a file by replacing some of the least
> significant bits
> surf - A simple web browser based on WebKit/GTK+.
> tabbed - Simple generic tabbed fronted to xembed aware applications.
> transset-df - A patched version of X.Org's transset with added
> functionality.
> tuxpaint-config - Tux Paint configuration tool
> uncrustify - A source code beautifier
> vim-jellybeans - Colorful, dark color scheme, inspired by ir_black and
> twilight
> vim-ultisnips - TextMate-style snippets for Vim.
> wren - Small, fast, class-based concurrent scripting language
> xautomation - Controls X from the command line and does "visual
> scraping".
> xbindkeys - Launch shell commands with your keyboard or your mouse under X
> zapcc - C++ compiler based on Clang, but significantly faster
> zeal - An offline API documentation browser
> I'll wait two weeks before adding them to AUR, running both `db-remove` and
> `svn rm` on the unmaintained packages.
> PS. If unmaintained orphans in [core] could be moved to [extra], and
> unmaintained orphans in [extra] could be moved to [community], that could
> be a nice "trickle down" effect and would be an appreciated cleanup as
> well, but that is just my opinion.
> To quote our newly elected leader, in connection with the previous spring
> cleaning:

I have just orphaned usbmuxd. I don't have an iOS hardware to test it anymore,
so I can't maintain it efficiently. Please somebody else take it. It has one
dependency, libimobiledevice, which is maintained by jgc/arojas.

Giancarlo Razzolini
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