Re: Work-needing packages report for Jul 11, 2003
Marcelo E. Magallon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > judy (#172772), orphaned 210 days ago
> > Description: C library for creating and accessing dynamic arrays
> > Reverse Depends: libjudy-dev
> I thought that bogus bogofilter depended on this for building...
Iirc (but I only follw bogfilter's MLs very loosely), bogofilter's
dependency on judy was abolished at least 6 months ago.
> > pclock (#156523), orphaned 331 days ago
> > Description: Clock Dock app for Window Maker window manager
> I maintain and use asclock, thanks, but this is a really nice app,
> should someone be interested, that is.
If I weren't using asclock happily.
> > svgalib (#173471), orphaned 205 days ago
> > Description: Console SVGA display libraries
> > Reverse Depends: snes9x-svga yh sabre lockvc atari800 cthugha
> > libggimisc2 uae-suid libsdl1.2debian-all apple2 spectemu-svga
> > crystalspace xsabre thrust svgalib1-altdev svgalib1 zgv freecraft
> > lirc-svga xpcd-svga bmv xaos synaesthesia dvisvga quake2 xmame-svga
> > svgalib-bin chdrv gnuboy-svga abuse lxdoom-svga lincity-svga lcdproc
> > povray fceu-svga qcam vgacardgames ohphone vlc-plugin-svgalib
> > zblast-svgalib svncviewer acidwarp liballegro4a-plugin-svgalib
> > razzle vgagamespack xmame-fx luxman svgalibg1-dev
> > libggi-target-svgalib
> Of all those people, someone surely has an interest in this. Or
> perhaps it's time to just drop this crash-inducing security-scary
Valid suggestion. Personally I've never used svgalib (I did not like
SUID) and have been using framebuffer (MGA) for text applications and
viewing a picture one and then and X11 for stuff requiring hardware
Does svgalib offer enhancements compared to vesafb? (higher refresh
> > transformiix (#174344), orphaned 196 days ago
> > Description: An XSLT processor
> I have read nice things about this, I think.
There is xsltproc, which has identical long and short description,
works reasonably well and seems to have quite upstream autors.
> > xanim (#148507), orphaned 407 days ago (non-free)
> > Description: Plays multimedia files (animations, pictures, and
> > sounds)
> > Reverse Depends: tkxanim xanim-modules
> Go away, you non-free thing.