[arch-general] Recently orphaned [community] packages, TUs should take a look if they might be interested in adopting them.

Myra Nelson myra.nelson at hughes.net
Mon Sep 26 18:09:03 EDT 2011

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 16:19, Thomas Dziedzic <gostrc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently went over all my packages in community, and have decided to
> orphan the following due to lack of interest and because I haven't
> used them in a long time
> celt - Low-latency audio communication codec
> extrema - Extrema is a powerful visualization and data analysis tool.
> ghdl - A complete VHDL simulator, using GCC technology.
> gnofract4d - A fractal browser with PyGTK gui
> grass - Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data
> management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production,
> spatial modeling, and visualization.
> gtkwave - A wave viewer which reads LXT, LXT2, VZT, GHW and VCD/EVCD files
> gts - GNU Triangulated Surface Library.
> luakit - luakit is a highly configurable, micro-browser framework
> based on the WebKit web content engine and the GTK+ toolkit."Stable"
> release
> mpdscribble - An mpd client which submits track info to last.fm
> netbeans - Netbeans IDE development platform.
> protege - Free, open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework
> wordpress - Blog Tool and Publishing Platform
> All of them are working as far as I know, and they have no outstanding
> bugs except a couple which are in the list of pushing the .desktop
> file upstream https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23387 (already reported)
> and luakit has an extremely minor upstream bug
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/25761 which is also reported.
> Cheers!


I'm not a tu but would be interested in helping someone maintain luakit if
there is enough interest in keeping it in the community repo. Otherwise I'll
just work on it from the AUR.


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