xosd orphaned?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Sun Dec 18 21:31:21 UTC 2011

On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 10:25:55 -0700,
  Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:05:42 +0400
> "Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus)" <forum at hubbitus.com.ru> wrote:
> > Sorry, I saw it deprecated. Anyone known is there any drop-in
> > alternative?
> > 
> > And why it was orphaned?
> gdk-pixbuf that it needed was being orphaned because it didn't build
> anymore, so I thought it was a good time to drop xosd as well (which
> had not seen a release in 5+ years). 
> I don't know of any drop in replacement. 

Someone has a plan to bring back xosd without the subpackage that depended
on gdk-pixbuf. I didn't see anyone on the mailing list say the were going
to do the review, but I am not following the review bug.

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