[arch-general] Python2-gimp - what functionality was lost?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Fri Mar 20 05:12:06 UTC 2020

On 03/19/2020 10:32 PM, Eli Schwartz via arch-general wrote:
> This is purely related to the pygtk-based plugin support. (Plugins that
> use C, scheme, etc. are not affected.)
>> Seems strange the AUR package was posted and orphaned on 2020-03-18?
> The person who uploaded it was interested in providing a solution for
> the forum user whose python/pygtk based plugin no longer worked -- and
> in demonstrating how that solution could be achieved in the general case.
> The person who uploaded it was not interested in providing long-term
> maintenance of that AUR package, therefore, it was immediately orphaned.
> Seems pretty clear-cut to me.

Thank you Eli -- it clear now. From an overview I deduced as much but didn't
have the back-story.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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