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Re: gtk1 phaseout: gqview-gtk1 proposed deletion

Stefan Schaeckeler <> writes:

> Hello,
>> > Just to make sure: you only want to delete gtk1 packages for which
>> > there is also a gtk2 version? You don't want to remove gtk1 packages
>> > for which there is no gtk2 version. Nor do you want to retire gtk1?
>> >
>> > I'm asking because I use several gtk1-only programs such as xmms and
>> > gsview (the latter from wip).
>> I am in favor of removing gtk1 programs if one can say "no one could
>> rationally be using this".  I know there are some things that are gtk1
>> only still around (e.g., guile-gtk, since guile-gnome isn't really a
>> replacement), and I'm not now in favor of removing those (but ask me
>> again in 3 years :-).  I'm inclined now to remove gtk1 versions of
>> programs when there are obvious replacements that everyone should have
>> already moved to.  I think that will get rid of about 90% of gtk1
>> packages, reducing maintenance burden while not causing problems.
> Gtk1 is not updated anymore and so are most other gtk1
> applications.


> Doesn't this imply that there is no maitainance effort
> for keeping these packages?

No.  Every time there is some other change the packages have to be
touched.  See log at end.

> My request is to keep xmms in pkgsrc.

In this case there is an actual MAINTAINER, plus there seems to be a
user and a lack of a clear replacement.  So I have no intention of
trying to remove it.

gqview-gtk1 Makefile log:

RCS file: /cvsroot/pkgsrc/graphics/gqview-gtk1/Makefile,v
revision 1.15
date: 2010/06/13 22:44:34;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Bump PKGREVISION for libpng shlib name change.
Also add some patches to remove use of deprecated symbols and fix other
problems when looking for or compiling against libpng-1.4.x.
revision 1.14
date: 2010/01/18 09:59:01;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Second try at jpeg-8 recursive PKGREVISION bump.
revision 1.13
date: 2010/01/04 17:02:56;  author: joerg;  state: Exp;  lines: +3 -1
Pass down BUILD_DIR to not have -I options without argument.
revision 1.12
date: 2009/08/26 19:57:43;  author: sno;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
bump revision because of graphics/jpeg update
revision 1.11
date: 2009/07/22 09:01:32;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -2
Remove USE_DIRS from pkgsrc.

Shared directories can now be created independently by the pacakges
needing them and will be removed automatically by pkg_delete when empty.

Packages needing empty directories can use the @pkgdir command in PLIST.

Discussed and ok'd in thread starting at
revision 1.10
date: 2008/06/20 01:09:22;  author: joerg;  state: Exp;  lines: +3 -1
Add DESTDIR support.
revision 1.9
date: 2006/06/15 13:31:29;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Drop maintainership, I don't use them any longer.
revision 1.8
date: 2006/04/17 13:46:32;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Bump BUILDLINK_ABI_DEPENDS.png and PKGREVISION for png-1.2.9nb2 update.
revision 1.7
date: 2006/04/13 18:23:33;  author: jlam;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -3
BUILD_USE_MSGFMT and USE_MSGFMT_PLURALS are obsolete.  Replace with
revision 1.6
date: 2006/02/05 23:09:32;  author: joerg;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Recursive revision bump / recommended bump for gettext ABI change.
revision 1.5
date: 2005/09/28 20:52:23;  author: rillig;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -4
Replaced "# defined" with "yes" in Makefile variables like GNU_CONFIGURE,
revision 1.4
date: 2005/04/11 21:46:04;  author: tv;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -2
Remove USE_BUILDLINK3 and NO_BUILDLINK; these are no longer used.
revision 1.3
date: 2004/12/28 23:18:17;  author: reed;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
Bump PKGREVISIONs due to libtiff update.
Some BUILDLINK_RECOMMENDED bumps done also.

(If I missed any, please let me know -- and let me know a good
way to automate this.)
revision 1.2
date: 2004/10/03 00:14:52;  author: tv;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -1
Libtool fix for PR pkg/26633, and other issues.  Update libtool to 1.5.10
in the process.  (More information on tech-pkg.)

Bump PKGREVISION and BUILDLINK_DEPENDS of all packages using libtool and
installing .la files.

Bump PKGREVISION (only) of all packages depending directly on the above
via a buildlink3 include.
revision 1.1
date: 2004/07/05 18:20:00;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;
branches:  1.1.1;
Initial revision
date: 2004/07/05 18:20:00;  author: wiz;  state: Exp;  lines: +0 -0
Initial import of the GTK1-version of gqview, as requested by
David Griffith in PR 25237.

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