[arch-general] Removing padevchooser and paman

Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227) ghost1227 at archlinux.us
Fri May 7 21:54:32 EDT 2010

On 05/08/10 at 02:23am, Jan Steffens wrote:
> I would like to remove these two packages from community and move them to
> unsupported (AUR). Both are marked as obsolete by upstream[1] and weren't
> updated since 2007.
> padevchooser is a notification area app that allows choosing default sinks
> and sources, as well as starting some other PulseAudio applications. It has
> been obsoleted by pavucontrol, which also allows much finer control over
> sink and source usage.
> paman is a diagnostic tool that provides information similar to "pacmd
> list", as well as allowing control of stream volumes (provided by
> pavucontrol) and playing samples from the cache (pacmd play-sample).
> Your thoughts?
> 1: http://pulseaudio.org/wiki/PerfectSetup
They certainly look like candidates for removal. Good job jumping on the
PA packages, I'm glad to be rid of them ;)

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