Re: Removing old orphaned packages?
* Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-06-14 16:48]:
> I'm jumping into a thread where I wasn't particularly asked, but in
> case it's useful I also read through all of these and I agree with
Thanks for your comments.
> > xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 -- 100 dpi BIZNET ISO-8859-2 fonts for X servers. [#237476]
> This went away, didn't it? I seem to remember seeing this get removed as
> part of an apt-get dist-upgrade.
No, it seems it is still around.
14374:tbm@merkel: ~] madison xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2
xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-14 | oldstable | source
xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-15 | stable | source
xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-15 | testing | source
xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-16 | unstable | source
> > yencode -- Powerful yEnc decoder/encoder [#239960]
> There are plenty of other packages that can handle yEnc at this point.
Yes, uuencode/uudecode can apparently handle most of them and yydecode
is in the process of being adopted.
> > x-ttcidfont-conf -- Configure TrueType and CID fonts [#201376]
> If someone has a chance to explain this one, I'm really curious what's up
> with it. I never really understood what this package did or what it's
I don't know.