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

Evangelos Foutras evangelos at foutrelis.com
Thu Nov 24 11:20:42 EST 2011

On 24/11/11 10:05, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> 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?)
> +1
> Maybe you should put gnome-icon-theme{,extras} as optdepends.

gnome-icon-theme is listed as a dependency and is the new default.
xfce4-settings no longer depends on tango-icon-theme.

>> * Move both tango-icon-theme and tango-icon-theme-extras to
>>  [unsupported].
> +1

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