Remove gst0.10 this cycle?

Bryan Quigley gquigs at
Fri Mar 11 15:35:03 UTC 2016

On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 3:10 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at> wrote:

> Martin Pitt [2016-03-10  7:17 +0100]:
> > There are no auto-removals in Ubuntu, just some assisted manual
> > procedure which is painfully slow and apparently not being done any
> > more at all.
> FWIW, I've been running this since this morning, and it's indeed a
> thankless job.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

> I run into dozens of packages which got removed in
> Debian, but have one reverse dependency left in Ubuntu which nobody
> updated in ages (like xfce4-volumed, artikulate → qtmobility, or
> gmtk).
> I think it's quite safe to say that anything which hasn't been ported
> upstream to gst 1.0 is just simply dead, and just won't happen. So we
> could be more aggressive and remove the rdepends too, but  the problem
> is that at least from my POV as archive admin I don't know enough
> about these leaf packages to say whether it's sufficiently ok to
> remove them.

If there is a larger output that we could review I'd be willing to take
some of that investigation on.

Otherwise, I'll go ahead and review xfce4-volumed, gmtk, and any other
packages I may have missed as part of wxw2.8/gst0.10 rdepends (there do
appear to be some...).

Kind regards,

> Martin
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