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#1 2009-04-11 23:18:58

From: Pittsburgh
Registered: 2007-05-06
Posts: 1,552

packages in testing for a long time?

Now that the new kernel and Xorg packages have been promoted out of testing, it's a lot easier to see what else is in there. I looked and saw that there are a few things that have been there for a surprisingly long time:

- 4 "telepathy"-related packages since November
- libfetch (for a pacman experiment?) since January
- autofs since January
- kdevelop and kdevplatform since February

Everything else is no older than a month. What's up with these oddball older things?


#2 2009-04-12 01:57:37

Supreme Leader
From: Brisbane, AU
Registered: 2007-06-09
Posts: 10,709

Re: packages in testing for a long time?

No-one really wants to maintain the telepathy packages so I guess they will be removed...
libfetch will replace libdownload in the next pacman release.

The others I have no idea about...


#3 2009-07-24 17:55:15

From: A bar near you
Registered: 2004-09-10
Posts: 310

Re: packages in testing for a long time?

1st sorry for reviving this thread, but want to comment something about KDevelop.

Apparently kdevelop and kdevplatform have compiling issues with boost library under x86_64 architecture.

The error given when compiling these packages can be found here

I also tryed to compile head branch yesterday, but has a missing file.

Last edited by darkcoder (2009-07-24 17:57:09)


#4 2009-07-24 19:38:47

From: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Registered: 2009-06-14
Posts: 1,439

Re: packages in testing for a long time?

Why do you post here ? smile


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