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Re: List of packages that could be dropped

On Fri, 29 Dec 2000, Adrian Bunk wrote:

> Hi Christian,

> > we currently have a really huge list of packages that are orphaned and
> > so I looked at them to see if we can drop some of them. Here are some
> > suggestion and my comments. Any comment from you is appreciated:
> >...
> > |fnlib (104 days old)

> > Has this package been removed from our distribution? is enlightenment
> > not using it anymore? Or has it just be renamed? If the first is true,
> > can we close the wnpp bug for it or if the last is true, can then
> > someone please rename the bug in wnpp for it?
> >...

> fnlib builds the binary packages libfnlib-dev and libfnlib0. These
> packages are still needed by enlightenment.

FWIW, fnlib has been effectively abandoned upstream; its functionality has
been rolled into the Imlib2 library.  Of course, no version of enlightenment
has yet been released which uses Imlib2, so fnlib is still rather important.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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