Retiring gnome-applet-netspeed

Julian Sikorski belegdol at
Thu Feb 4 21:33:47 UTC 2010

W dniu 04.02.2010 19:41, Erik van Pienbroek pisze:
> Op woensdag 03-02-2010 om 19:33 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Julian
> Sikorski:
>> Hello,
>> today I have decided to retire gnome-applet-netspeed. The upstream
>> repository has not seen a single commit which is not a translation in
>> ages, and with abrt running I'm getting crash reports filed every now
>> and then [1-3].
>> So, I think that the best way to handle this case is to retire the
>> package. That is, unless somebody with necessary skills is willing to
>> pick it up. I'll wait a few days and then I'll start the retirement
>> process if no one speaks up.
>> Julian
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> [3]
> Hi,
> As a frequent user of gnome-applet-netspeed I'd like to see this package
> remain in Fedora. I just took a quick look at the three crashes and my
> guess is that there's some memory corruption involved as the crashes
> occur in other libraries (pulseaudio, pango and gtk+) where it's
> doubtful that those other libraries are the cause. Personally I haven't
> had any crashes with the applet lately, but I'll try to investigate the
> bugs asap.
> Regards,
> Erik van Pienbroek
I use this program too, the problem is that I just don't have the skills
to fix the issues. I can orphan the package and let you take it over


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