[aur-general] Dropping tango-icon-theme{,-extras}

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Thu Nov 24 03:05:46 EST 2011

On 22 November 2011 10:17, Lukas Fleischer <archlinux at cryptocrack.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> All sources hosted at tango.freedesktop.org became inaccessible [1] a
> couple of days ago, probably due to some software upgrade on
> freedesktop.org.
> I contacted upstream yesterday and was told that tango-icon-theme,
> tango-icon-theme-extras and icon-naming-utils are dead and that we
> shouldn't rely on upstream sources being available (they even mentioned
> they probably won't care about the 404). It has been suggested to use
> gnome-icon-theme and gnome-icon-theme-extras instead.
> Given that xfce4-settings seems to be the only package depending on
> tango-icon-theme, I'd suggest to:
> * Remove the "tango-icon-theme" dependency from xfce4-settings (this
>  shouldn't break anything, does it?)
Maybe you should put gnome-icon-theme{,extras} as optdepends.

> * Move both tango-icon-theme and tango-icon-theme-extras to
>  [unsupported].


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