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Work-needing packages report for May 19, 2006

The following is a listing of packages for which help has been requested
through the WNPP (Work-Needing and Prospective Packages) system in the
last week.

Total number of orphaned packages: 287 (new: 1)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 78 (new: 0)
Total number of packages requested help for: 18 (new: 0)

Please refer to http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/ for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

   directvnc (#367169), orphaned 4 days ago
     Description: VNC client using the framebuffer as display
     Installations reported by Popcon: 86

286 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see
http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/orphaned for a complete list.


No new packages have been given up for adoption, but a total of 78 packages
are awaiting adoption.  See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/rfa_bypackage
for a complete list.


For the following packages help is requested:

   aboot (#315592), requested 329 days ago
     Description: Alpha bootloader: Looking for co-maintainers
     Reverse Depends: aboot aboot-cross dfsbuild ltsp-server
     Installations reported by Popcon: 51

   apt-build (#365427), requested 19 days ago
     Description: Need new developer(s)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 411

   athcool (#278442), requested 569 days ago
     Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
     Installations reported by Popcon: 221

   cvs (#354176), requested 84 days ago
     Description: Concurrent Versions System
     Reverse Depends: bonsai cvs-autoreleasedeb cvs-buildpackage cvs2cl
       cvs2html cvsconnect cvsd cvsdelta cvsps cvsreport (15 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 6963

   docbook (#358522), requested 57 days ago
     Description: standard SGML representation system for technical
     Reverse Depends: alcovebook-sgml docbook-dsssl docbook-to-man
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3357

   docbook-xml (#358520), requested 57 days ago
     Description: standard XML documentation system, for software and
     Reverse Depends: dblatex docbook-dsssl docbook-ebnf
       docbook-html-forms docbook-jrefentry docbook-mathml docbook-simple
       docbook-slides docbook-website docbook-xsl-stylesheets-ko (6 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7591

   dpkg (#282283), requested 544 days ago
     Description: dselect: a user tool to manage Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: alien alsa-source apt-build apt-src backuppc
       build-essential clamsmtp crosshurd cvs-autoreleasedeb
       cvs-buildpackage (85 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12731

   grub (#248397), requested 738 days ago
     Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
     Reverse Depends: dfsbuild grub-splashimages grubconf replicator
     Installations reported by Popcon: 9548

   gtkpod (#319711), requested 298 days ago
     Description: manage songs and playlists on an Apple iPod
     Installations reported by Popcon: 314

   mwavem (#313369), requested 339 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Mwave/ACP modem support software
     Installations reported by Popcon: 5

   nas (#354174), requested 84 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: abakus abuse acm acm4 alsaplayer-nas apollon ark
       arson asc audiooss (241 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8388

   openssl (#332498), requested 224 days ago
     Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
       cryptographic tools
     Reverse Depends: afbackup afbackup-client amap amaya anon-proxy
       aolserver4-nsimap aolserver4-nsopenssl apache-dbg apache-ssl
       apache2-common (517 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11269

   parted (#262885), requested 654 days ago
     Description: Searching co-maintainer for the parted package.
     Reverse Depends: aboot-installer autopartkit elilo-installer gparted
       libparted-swig-perl libparted1.6-dbg libparted1.6-dev
       libparted1.6-i18n lvmcfg-utils mindi (9 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2412

   pbbuttonsd (#270558), requested 618 days ago
     Description: PBButtons daemon to handle special hotkeys of Apple
     Reverse Depends: gtkpbbuttons gtkpbbuttons-gnome pbbuttonsd-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 76

   sgml-data (#358521), requested 57 days ago
     Description: common SGML and XML data
     Reverse Depends: alml debiandoc-sgml debiandoc2dbxml docbook
       docbook-xml epiphany-extensions linuxdoc-tools psgml sgmltexi
       stardict-common (4 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7986

   stlport4.6 (#263052), requested 654 days ago
     Description: STLport C++ class library
     Reverse Depends: libstlport4.6-dev openoffice.org-base
       openoffice.org-calc openoffice.org-core openoffice.org-dev
       openoffice.org-draw openoffice.org-evolution
       openoffice.org-filter-so52 openoffice.org-gnome
       openoffice.org-impress (5 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4957

   tpctl (#332648), requested 223 days ago
     Description: ThinkPad hardware configuration tools
     Installations reported by Popcon: 146

   unicorn (#345547), requested 137 days ago (non-free)
     Description: comaintainer with x86 hardware searched.
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11

See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/help_requested for more information.

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