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Bug#519312: Removing dfb++ and fusionsound?

reassign 465403 ftp.debian.org
reassign 465404 ftp.debian.org
retitle 465404 RM: dfb++ -- RoQA; orphaned 1y+, no reverse deps, tiny popcon
retitle 465403 RM: fusionsound -- RoQA; orphaned 1y+, no reverse deps, tiny popcon

--- Adeodato Simó [Mon, 16 Mar 2009 14:40:22 +0100]:

> Hello,

> dfb++ and fusionsound have been orphaned for more than a year now
> without nobody picking them up. They are both libraries, said to be part
> of the directfb suite. However, they’ve not been adopted by the DirectFB
> Maintainers, and additionally they have no reverse dependencies in Debian.

> Both are failing to build against directfb 1.2.0 (#519307, #519312). I’d
> like to hear the opinion of the DirectFB Maintainers about the relevance
> of these packages, and their willingness to adopt them.

> But since they have no reverse dependencies, maybe a plain removal is a
> better option? I’ll do that in a week unless somebody objects or an
> offer for maintenance is received.

FWIW, I received [1] from the directfb maintainer, but it seems it never
arrived to -qa despite being CC'ed there.

  [1]: http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-directfb-devel/2009-March/000093.html


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