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Work-needing packages report for Jan 5, 2007

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: 329 (new: 2)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 80 (new: 0)
Total number of packages requested help for: 38 (new: 0)

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


The following packages have been orphaned:

   apt-spy (#405297), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: writes a sources.list file based on bandwidth tests
     Installations reported by Popcon: 884

   mkrboot (#405527), orphaned today
     Description: Make a kernel + root image bootable from one disk or
       from DOS
     Installations reported by Popcon: 156

327 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 80 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 560 days ago
     Description: Alpha bootloader: Looking for co-maintainers
     Reverse Depends: aboot aboot-cross dfsbuild ltsp-client
     Installations reported by Popcon: 52

   apt-build (#365427), requested 250 days ago
     Description: Need new developer(s)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 512

   apt-cacher (#403584), requested 17 days ago
     Description: caching proxy system for Debian package and source
     Installations reported by Popcon: 229

   apt-show-versions (#382026), requested 149 days ago
     Description: lists available package versions with distribution
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2067

   athcool (#278442), requested 800 days ago
     Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
     Installations reported by Popcon: 230

   audacity (#397166), requested 60 days ago
     Description: looking for co-maintainer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2285

   cdw (#398252), requested 53 days ago
     Description: Tool for burning CD's - console version
     Reverse Depends: cdw gcdw
     Installations reported by Popcon: 253

   cvs (#354176), requested 315 days ago
     Description: Concurrent Versions System
     Reverse Depends: bonsai crossvc cvs-autoreleasedeb cvs-buildpackage
       cvs2cl cvs2html cvschangelogbuilder cvsconnect cvsd cvsdelta (16
       more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 9959

   docbook (#358522), requested 288 days ago
     Description: standard SGML representation system for technical
     Reverse Depends: alcovebook-sgml docbook-dsssl docbook-to-man
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3567

   docbook-xml (#358520), requested 288 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: 15232

   dpkg (#282283), requested 775 days ago
     Description: dselect: a user tool to manage Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: alien alsa-source apt-build apt-cross apt-src
       backuppc build-essential clamsmtp crosshurd cvs-autoreleasedeb (83
       more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 23548

   grub (#248397), requested 969 days ago
     Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
     Reverse Depends: dfsbuild grub-splashimages replicator
     Installations reported by Popcon: 19894

   gtkpod (#319711), requested 529 days ago
     Description: manage songs and playlists on an Apple iPod
     Installations reported by Popcon: 462

   ispell-et (#391105), requested 92 days ago
     Description: Estonian dictionary for Aspell/Ispell/MySpell
     Installations reported by Popcon: 16

   lighttpd (#401575), requested 31 days ago
     Description: A fast webserver with minimal memory footprint
     Reverse Depends: lighttpd-mod-cml lighttpd-mod-magnet
       lighttpd-mod-mysql-vhost lighttpd-mod-trigger-b4-dl
     Installations reported by Popcon: 322

   loop-aes-modules (#385615), requested 126 days ago
     Description: loop-AES modules
     Reverse Depends: loop-aes-2.6-486 loop-aes-2.6-686
       loop-aes-2.6-686-bigmem loop-aes-2.6-alpha-generic
       loop-aes-2.6-alpha-legacy loop-aes-2.6-alpha-smp loop-aes-2.6-amd64
       loop-aes-2.6-footbridge loop-aes-2.6-iop32x loop-aes-2.6-itanium (24
       more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 38

   loop-aes-utils (#385614), requested 126 days ago
     Description: Tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
     Reverse Depends: loop-aes-2.6.17-2-486 loop-aes-2.6.17-2-486-di
       loop-aes-2.6.17-2-686 loop-aes-2.6.17-2-686-bigmem
       loop-aes-2.6.17-2-alpha-generic loop-aes-2.6.17-2-alpha-generic-di
       loop-aes-2.6.17-2-alpha-legacy loop-aes-2.6.17-2-alpha-smp
       loop-aes-2.6.17-2-amd64 loop-aes-2.6.17-2-amd64-di (94 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 454

   mc (#380999), requested 156 days ago
     Description: midnight commander - a powerful file manager
     Reverse Depends: junior-system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 6156

   mwavem (#313369), requested 570 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Mwave/ACP modem support software
     Installations reported by Popcon: 9

   nas (#354174), requested 315 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: acm acm4 adonthell adplay alsaplayer-nas amarok
       anymeal apollon ark arson (240 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 16761

   neverball (#387471), requested 112 days ago
     Description: 3D arcade games: neverball & neverputt
     Reverse Depends: junior-games-gl neverball
     Installations reported by Popcon: 609

   ntp (#373824), requested 203 days ago
     Description: Network Time Protocol: network utilities
     Reverse Depends: ntp-refclock ntp-simple radioclk
     Installations reported by Popcon: 10598

   openscenegraph (#392266), requested 86 days ago
     Description: 3d scenegraph
     Reverse Depends: libopenalpp-cvs-dev libopenalpp-cvs1
       libopenscenegraph-dev libopenscenegraph4 libopenthreads-dev
       libosgal-cvs1 libproducer-dev libproducer4 openscenegraph osgcal
     Installations reported by Popcon: 82

   openssl (#332498), requested 455 days ago
     Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
       cryptographic tools
     Reverse Depends: afbackup afbackup-client alpine alpine-pico
       anon-proxy aolserver4-nsimap aolserver4-nsopenssl apache-dbg
       apache-ssl apache2-prefork-dev (538 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 21266

   parted (#262885), requested 885 days ago
     Description: Searching co-maintainer for the parted package.
     Reverse Depends: aboot-installer autopartkit fatresize gparted
       libparted1.7-dbg libparted1.7-dev libparted1.7-i18n lvmcfg-utils
       mindi partconf (9 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 9907

   pbbuttonsd (#270558), requested 849 days ago
     Description: PBButtons daemon to handle special hotkeys of Apple
     Reverse Depends: gtkpbbuttons gtkpbbuttons-gnome pbbuttonsd-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 242

   rus-ispell (#391104), requested 92 days ago
     Description: Russian dictionary for Aspell/Ispell/MySpell
     Installations reported by Popcon: 234

   scilab (#271364), requested 844 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Matrix-based scientific software package
     Reverse Depends: scilab
     Installations reported by Popcon: 186

   sgml-data (#358521), requested 288 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: 15652

   silky (#387472), requested 112 days ago
     Description: SILC (Secure Internet Live Conferencing) GTK+ based
     Installations reported by Popcon: 37

   stlport4.6 (#263052), requested 885 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-gtk
       (5 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12972

   svn-buildpackage (#377467), requested 179 days ago
     Description: helper programs to maintain Debian packages with
     Reverse Depends: svn-autoreleasedeb
     Installations reported by Popcon: 558

   tex4ht (#386269), requested 120 days ago
     Description: LaTeX and TeX for Hypertext
     Reverse Depends: tex4ht texlive-full
     Installations reported by Popcon: 687

   tikiwiki (#370592), requested 213 days ago
     Description: groupware and content management system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4

   tpctl (#332648), requested 454 days ago
     Description: ThinkPad hardware configuration tools
     Installations reported by Popcon: 180

   tsocks (#387473), requested 112 days ago
     Description: transparent network access through a SOCKS 4 or 5 proxy
     Reverse Depends: tor
     Installations reported by Popcon: 792

   unicorn (#345547), requested 368 days ago (non-free)
     Description: comaintainer with x86 hardware searched.
     Installations reported by Popcon: 14

   webalizer-stonesteps (#374455), requested 199 days ago
     Description: Web server log file analysis program
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7

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

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