Where did gxedit go?
Cybe R. Wizard
cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 4 01:10:48 UTC 2007
Scott <geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com> said:
> Cybe R. Wizard spake thusly on 01/02/2007 08:24 AM:
> > Not having found my favorite editor in Ubuntu 6.10 I went searching.
> Well a quick look at http://packages.debian.org/stable/editors/gxedit
> shows it's not stood the "angrykeyboarder test of time". ;-)
> It's a GTK1 app.
> GTK1 is soooooooooooo 20th century.
> It's all about GTK2 now. :-)
> But if you're into old and ugly, you could always compile from
> source. ;-)
Looks like it has been removed from the upcoming Debian systems, too:
Resolved bugs -- Serious policy violations (1 bug)
* #286959: RM: gxedit -- RoM, rc-buggy, last upload two years ago,
no users Packages: gxedit, ftp.debian.org; Severity: serious; Reported
by: Andreas Jochens <aj at andaco.de>; Tags: patch Done: Debian Archive
Maintenance <ftpmaster at ftp-master.debian.org>.
[Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 15:51:22 -0700] [ftpmaster: Jeroen van
Wolffelaar] Removed the following packages from unstable:
gtk-shell | 1.23-8 | alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64,
m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc gxedit | 1.23-8 | source,
alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc,
s390, sparc gxproc | 1.23-8 | alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386,
ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc Closed bugs: 286959
------------------- Reason -------------------
RoM; Buggy, hardly used, plenty of alternatives
...seems to verify it.
So, removed at maintainer's request. Too bad, it was not a bad editor.
Cybe R. Wizard
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