xosd orphaned?

Petr Pisar ppisar at redhat.com
Mon Dec 19 15:48:39 UTC 2011

On 2011-12-18, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> 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.

That was me. The review
<https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=756780> is still
unassigned. Anybody can do the review to get xosd back into next Fedora.

-- Petr

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