Retire glib and gtk+ 1.2 from rawhide?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Wed May 12 05:28:32 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 08:23:33 +0200,
  Léon Keijser <keijser at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 02:09 -0400, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> > Anyway, do we have a Fedora policy to remove software just because
> > they are old and unmaintained upstream? If there is a happy userbase
> > and a maintainer willing to take care of the package, what is the big
> > deal?
> I still use an old nethack-like game that unfortunately depends on gtk
> 1.2.  Since i'll never be able to get it into Fedora, i just install gtk
> myself then i'm good to go again. I would regret it if my favorite
> distro drops the package simply because it's not being maintaned
> upstream.  

Does it have an incompatible license? If not, you could at least add it
to the wish list and someone else might package it.

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