[aur-general] Spring cleaning (moving orphaned packages from [community] to AUR)

Alexander F Rødseth xyproto at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 25 15:22:36 UTC 2020


It's time for the semi-yearly package cleanup of [community] packages, as
is tradition.

I have gathered a list of "unneeded orphans" in [community] (packages that
currently has no maintainer, and no other package depends on them) from the
excellent list on our web page.

TUs and Devs, please adopt, if you're interested:

adapta-kde - Adapta theme for KDE Plasma 5
agg - High Quality Rendering Engine for C++
aide - A file integrity checker and intrusion detection program.
arch - A modern and remarkable revision control system.
arc-kde - Arc theme for KDE Plasma 5
aspell-it - Italian dictionary for aspell
aspell-ru - Russian dictionary for aspell
autofs - A kernel-based automounter for Linux
bar - A script for showing progress bars.
bomberclone - Clone of the game Atomic Bomberman
cellwriter - A grid-entry natural handwriting input panel.
curseofwar - Fast-paced RTS/Action game with ncurses interface
dcfldd - DCFL (DoD Computer Forensics Lab) dd replacement with hashing
deadbeef - A GTK+ audio player for GNU/Linux.
dumb-a4 - IT, XM, S3M and MOD player library (for Allegro 4)
easystroke - Use mouse gestures to initiate commands and hotkeys.
eclipse-cpp - Highly extensible IDE for C++
eclipse-java - Highly extensible IDE for Java
eclipse-javascript - Highly extensible IDE for JavaScript
eclipse-jee - Highly extensible IDE for JEE
eclipse-php - Highly extensible IDE for PHP
eclipse-rust - Highly extensible IDE for Rust
esmtp - An easy SMTP forwarder.
flac123 - Command-line program for playing FLAC audio files
gimp-dbp - David's batch processor for the GIMP
gimp-plugin-fblur - Makes out of focus with luminosity and depth
gimp-plugin-lqr - Plugin for The GIMP providing Liquid Rescale
gimp-plugin-wavelet-denoise - Tool to reduce noise in each channel of an
image separately
gimp-refocus - A sharpen plugin for gimp using FIR Wiener filtering
glide - Dependency management and vendoring for Go projects
glitz - OpenGL image compositing library
gnunet-gtk - A frontend for GNUnet
gtk-theme-switch2 - Gtk2 theme switcher
gvmd - greenbone-vulnerability-manager
gvm-tools - greenbone-vulnerability-manager tools
icecast - Streaming audio over the Internet
ifuse - A fuse filesystem to access the contents of an iPhone or iPod Touch
iverilog - Icarus Verilog compiler and simulation tool
javasqlite - Java wrapper including a basic JDBC driver for the SQLite 2/3
database engine
matrix-appservice-irc - Node.js IRC bridge for Matrix
minbif - An IRC gateway to IM networks that uses libpurple.
mod_wsgi - Python WSGI adapter module for Apache
monica - Monitor calibration tool
mythes-pl - Polish thesaurus
ntop - A network traffic probe that shows the network usage.
ode - High performance library for simulating rigid body dynamics
openvas - Vulnerability scanning Daemon
pdfmod - Simple application for modifying PDF written in C Sharp
pidgin-otr - Off-the-Record Messaging plugin for Pidgin.
pinta - Drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. It's goal is
to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users
privoxy - A web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities.
processing - Programming environment for creating images, animations and
projectm-pulseaudio - Music visualizer which uses 3D accelerated iterative
image based rendering (pulseaudio)
projectm-sdl - Music visualizer which uses 3D accelerated iterative image
based rendering (sdl)
python2-pyxmpp - Python XMPP and Jabber implementation based on libxml2
python-pyinsane - Python library to access and use image scanners
qtspim - New user interface for spim, a MIPS simulator.
rdiff-backup - A utility for local/remote mirroring and incremental backups.
remacs - Emacs with parts of it written in Rust
steghide - Embeds a message in a file by replacing some of the least
significant bits
surf - A simple web browser based on WebKit/GTK+.
tabbed - Simple generic tabbed fronted to xembed aware applications.
transset-df - A patched version of X.Org's transset with added
tuxpaint-config - Tux Paint configuration tool
uncrustify - A source code beautifier
vim-jellybeans - Colorful, dark color scheme, inspired by ir_black and
vim-ultisnips - TextMate-style snippets for Vim.
wren - Small, fast, class-based concurrent scripting language
xautomation - Controls X from the command line and does "visual
xbindkeys - Launch shell commands with your keyboard or your mouse under X
zapcc - C++ compiler based on Clang, but significantly faster
zeal - An offline API documentation browser

I'll wait two weeks before adding them to AUR, running both `db-remove` and
`svn rm` on the unmaintained packages.

PS. If unmaintained orphans in [core] could be moved to [extra], and
unmaintained orphans in [extra] could be moved to [community], that could
be a nice "trickle down" effect and would be an appreciated cleanup as
well, but that is just my opinion.

To quote our newly elected leader, in connection with the previous spring

> Cleanup is always good
> - Levente Polyak

Best regards,
    Alexander F. Rødseth / xyproto

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