Packages in need of new maintainers UPDATED LIST

Jon Ciesla limburgher at
Fri Oct 5 17:32:11 UTC 2012

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Przemek Klosowski <przemek.klosowski at>
Date: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Subject: Re: Packages in need of new maintainers
To: devel at

On 10/03/2012 02:23 PM, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> As a result of FESCO ticket 952*, Lubomir Rintel's 200+ packages are
> in need of new maintainers.  Under normal circumstances we'd simply
> orphan them all, but given the large number we want to handle this in
> a more orderly fashion.
> Please reply to the list with any requests for ownership changes, and
> I'll complete them on a first-come, first-served basis

> Could you do an updated list of packages that are still looking for owners?

NaturalDocs -- Documentation generator for multiple programming languages
NetworkManager-pptp -- NetworkManager VPN plugin for pptp
afpfs-ng -- Apple Filing Protocol client
astronomy-menus -- Astronomy menu for the Desktop
bam -- A build-system
btkbdd -- Software bluetooth keyboard
centerim -- Text mode menu- and window-driven IM
corrida -- Application for archivation of meteor observations
derby -- Relational database implemented entirely in java
dissy -- Graphical frontend to the objdump disassembler
earcandy -- Sound level manager
enchant -- An Enchanting Spell Checking Library
extrema -- Extrema is a powerful visualization and data analysis tool
ezmorph -- Object transformation library for Java
flumotion -- Streaming Server based on GStreamer and Twisted
fusecompress -- FUSE based compressed filesystem implementation
gant -- Groovy-based build system that uses Ant tasks
gooddata-cl -- GoodData Integration toolkit
gstreamer-plugins-pulse -- GStreamer 0.10 plugin for the PulseAudio sound server
http-parser -- HTTP request/response parser for C
insight -- Graphical debugger based on GDB
intellij-idea -- IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition IDE
ircp-tray -- Infrared file transfer applet for GNOME panel
isync -- Tool to synchronize IMAP4 and Maildir mailboxes
jackrabbit -- Implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API
java-1.6.0-openjdk -- OpenJDK Runtime Environment
jcommon -- JFree Java utility classes
jfreechart -- Java chart library
jgraph -- Java-based Diagram Component and Editor
joda-time -- Java date and time API
jps -- Gant based build framework and DSL
jsl -- Check JavaScript code for common mistakes
json-lib -- JSON library for Java
justmoon -- Just Moon is lunar observing software for Linux
kBuild -- A cross-platform build environment
kdeedu -- Educational/Edutainment applications
koules -- Action game with multiplayer, network and sound support
libatomic_ops -- Atomic memory update operations
libclaw -- C++ Library Absolutely Wonderful
libeio -- Event-based fully asynchronous I/O library
libfli -- Library for FLI CCD Camera & Filter Wheels
libgda -- Library for writing gnome database programs
liboping -- C library to generate ICMP echo requests
librelp -- The Reliable Event Logging Protocol library
libscigraphica -- A library of gtk+ widgets for SciGraphica
libvisual -- Abstraction library for audio visualisation plugins
links -- Web browser running in both graphics and text mode
loudmouth -- XMPP/Jabber C programming library
lsyncd -- File change monitoring and synchronization daemon
lua-rex -- Regular expression handling library for Lua
mars-sim -- Mars Simulation Project
maven-embedder -- The Maven Embedder is used by the Maven CLI, by IDE
integration and others.
maven-enforcer-rule-api -- Generic interfaces needed to implement
custom rules for the maven-enforcer-plugin.
mdbtools -- Access data stored in Microsoft Access databases
mod_python -- An embedded Python interpreter for the Apache HTTP Server
mon -- General-purpose resource monitoring system
netbsd-iscsi -- User-space implementation of iSCSI target from NetBSD project
nightview -- A general astronomical software package to control of a CCD camera
nss-mdns -- glibc plugin for .local name resolution
opengrok -- Source browser and indexer
opticalraytracer -- Utility that analyzes systems of lenses
orsa -- Orbit Reconstruction, Simulation and Analysis
ovaldi -- Reference implementation of the OVAL interpreter
perl-CSS-Tiny -- Read/Write .css files with as little code as possible
perl-Class-C3-XS -- XS speedups for Class::C3
perl-Class-Factory-Util -- Provide utility methods for factory classes
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 -- Low-Level Interface to bzip2 compression library
perl-Config-General -- Generic configuration module for Perl
perl-Contextual-Return -- Create context-senstive return values
perl-Convert-BER -- ASN.1 Basic Encoding Rules
perl-DBM-Deep -- A pure perl multi-level hash/array DBM
perl-DateTime-Format-Builder -- Create DateTime parser classes and objects
perl-DateTime-Format-HTTP -- HTTP protocol date conversion routines
perl-DateTime-Format-IBeat -- Format times in .beat notation
perl-DateTime-Format-MySQL -- Parse and format MySQL dates and times
perl-Declare-Constraints-Simple -- Declarative Validation of Data Structures
perl-File-Slurp -- Efficient Reading/Writing of Complete Files
perl-IO-Compress-Base -- Base Class for IO::Compress modules
perl-IO-Compress-Bzip2 -- Perl interface to allow reading and writing
of bzip2 data
perl-JSON-XS -- JSON serialising/deserialising, done correctly and fast
perl-MRO-Compat -- Mro::* interface compatibility for Perls < 5.9.5
perl-Module-Refresh -- Refresh %INC files when updated on disk
perl-Mon -- Mon Perl module
perl-Moose -- Complete modern object system for Perl 5
perl-Net-Amazon-EC2 -- Perl interface to the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
perl-Net-Amazon-EC2-Metadata -- Retrieves data from EC2 Metadata service
perl-Net-IRC -- Perl interface to the Internet Relay Chat protocol
perl-Net-SNPP -- Perl modules for the Simple Network Pager Protocol
perl-Net-Stomp -- Stomp client module for Perl
perl-OpenGL -- Perl OpenGL bindings
perl-OpenOffice-UNO -- Interface to OpenOffice's UNO run-tume
perl-POSIX-strptime -- Perl extension to the POSIX date parsing
strptime(3) function
perl-TAP-Harness -- Run Perl standard test scripts with statistics
perl-Test-LongString -- Perl module to test long strings
perl-Test-Mock-LWP -- Easy mocking of LWP packages
perl-Test-MockObject -- Perl extension for emulating troublesome interfaces
perl-Test-WWW-Selenium -- Perl Client for the Selenium Remote Control test tool
perl-Text-Markdown -- A text-to-HTML filter
perl-Time-Period -- A Perl module to deal with time periods
perl-Tk-GraphViz -- Render an interactive GraphViz graph
perl-Tk-Text-SuperText -- Improved text widget for Perl/Tk
perl-WWW-GoodData -- Client for GoodData REST-ful API
perl-WWW-Salesforce -- Perl client bindings for Salesforce service
perl-aliased -- Use shorter versions of class names
perl-common-sense -- "Common sense" Perl defaults
plexus-graph -- Graph data structures manipulation library
pnglite -- A lightweight C library for loading PNG images
poster -- Scales PostScript images to span multiple pages
pulseaudio -- Improved Linux sound server
pure-ftpd -- Lightweight, fast and secure FTP server
python-kiwi -- Framework for Python GUI applications
pyxmlsec -- Python bindings for the XML Security Library
rhino -- JavaScript for Java
rubygem-configuration -- Pure Ruby scoped configuration files
rubygem-cucumber -- Tool to execute plain-text documents as functional tests
rubygem-diff-lcs -- Provide a list of changes between two sequenced collections
rubygem-launchy -- Helper class for cross-platform launching of applications
rubygem-polyglot -- Allow hooking of language loaders for specified
extensions into require
rubygem-rubigen -- A framework to allow Ruby applications to generate
file/folder stubs
rubygem-shotgun -- Automatic reloading version of the rackup command
rubygem-test-spec -- Behaviour Driven Development interface for Test::Unit
saoimage -- Utility for displaying astronomical images
scigraphica -- Scientific application for data analysis and technical graphics
sdcc -- Small Device C Compiler
selenium-core -- A DHTML test execution framework
selenium-remote-control -- Tool for remotely controlling a web browser
to test a web site
shortrpm -- Short-circuit binary RPM package build
skychart -- Planetarium software for the advanced amateur astronomer
skyviewer -- Program to display HEALPix-based skymaps in FITS files
starlab -- A Software Environment for Collisional Stellar Dynamics
starplot -- 3-dimensional perspective star map viewer
starplot-contrib -- Stellar data set for use by the StarPlot tool
starplot-gliese3 -- Stellar data set for use by the StarPlot tool
starplot-yale5 -- Stellar data set for use by the StarPlot tool
sunbird -- Calendar application built upon Mozilla toolkit
swing-layout -- Natural layout for Swing panels
system-config-keyboard -- A graphical interface for modifying the keyboard
system-config-rootpassword -- A graphical interface for modifying the
tagsoup -- A SAX-compliant HTML parser written in Java
testng -- Java-based testing framework
tkcvs -- TkCVS and TkDiff
tunctl -- Create and remove virtual network interfaces
tunneler -- Clone of legendary Tunneler game
tzdata-java -- Timezone data for Java
v8 -- JavaScript Engine
wv -- MSWord 6/7/8/9 binary file format to HTML converter
xalan-c -- Xalan XSLT processor for C
xmltoman -- Scripts for converting XML to roff or HTML
xom -- XML Pull Parser
xorg-x11-resutils -- X.Org X11 X resource utilities
xpp3 -- XML Pull Parser
xscreensaver -- X screen saver and locker
xteddy -- Tool to sit around silently, look cute, and make you smile
yaws -- Web server for dynamic content written in Erlang

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