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Old 04-16-2010, 12:28 AM
Default Work-needing packages report for Apr 16, 2010

The following is a listing of packages for which help has been requested
through the WNPP (Work-Needing and Prospective Packages) system in the
last week.

Total number of orphaned packages: 591 (new: 3)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 136 (new: 0)
Total number of packages requested help for: 65 (new: 0)

Please refer to http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/ for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

libreadline-java (#577663), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: GNU readline and BSD editline wrappers for Java
Reverse Depends: henplus jython
Installations reported by Popcon: 745

magnus (#577662), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: Computational group theory software with GUI
Installations reported by Popcon: 277

python-pgsql (#577664), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: A Python DB-API 2.0 interface to PostgreSQL v7.x
Installations reported by Popcon: 410

588 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see
http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/orphaned for a complete list.


No new packages have been given up for adoption, but a total of 136 packages
are awaiting adoption. See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/rfa_bypackage
for a complete list.


For the following packages help is requested:

apt-cross (#540341), requested 251 days ago
Description: retrieve, build and install libraries for
Reverse Depends: apt-cross emdebian-buildsupport emdebian-qa
emdebian-rootfs emdebian-tools libemdebian-tools-perl
Installations reported by Popcon: 348

apt-xapian-index (#567955), requested 73 days ago
Description: maintenance tools for a Xapian index of Debian packages
Reverse Depends: adept ept-cache
Installations reported by Popcon: 10074

ara (#450876), requested 886 days ago
Description: utility for searching the Debian package database
Installations reported by Popcon: 117

asymptote (#517342), requested 412 days ago
Description: script-based vector graphics language inspired by
Installations reported by Popcon: 1222

athcool (#278442), requested 1997 days ago
Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
Installations reported by Popcon: 151

boinc (#511243), requested 462 days ago
Description: BOINC distributed computing
Reverse Depends: boinc-app-milkyway boinc-app-seti boinc-dbg
Installations reported by Popcon: 1676

cron (#565143), requested 92 days ago
Description: process scheduling daemon
Reverse Depends: apticron autolog backintime-common buildd
checksecurity cricket dtc-common email-reminder exim4-base fiaif (19
more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 90753

cvs (#354176), requested 1512 days ago
Description: Concurrent Versions System
Reverse Depends: autopoint crossvc cvs-autoreleasedeb
cvs-buildpackage cvs2cl cvs2html cvschangelogbuilder cvsconnect cvsd
cvsps (12 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 25008

dctrl-tools (#448284), requested 901 days ago
Description: Command-line tools to process Debian package
Reverse Depends: aptfs debian-goodies debtree dlocate
haskell-devscripts javahelper libsbuild-perl linux-patch-debianlogo
simple-cdd ubuntu-dev-tools
Installations reported by Popcon: 13610

debtags (#567954), requested 73 days ago
Description: Enables support for package tags
Reverse Depends: debtags-edit goplay packagesearch
Installations reported by Popcon: 2672

dietlibc (#544060), requested 230 days ago
Description: diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
Reverse Depends: libowfat-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 241

doc-central (#566364), requested 82 days ago
Description: web-based documentation browser
Installations reported by Popcon: 292

dpkg (#282283), requested 1971 days ago
Description: dselect: a user tool to manage Debian packages
Reverse Depends: acct adacontrol advi advi-examples alien alqalam
alsa-source am-utils-doc apt-build apt-cross (502 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 90861

elvis (#432298), requested 1011 days ago
Description: powerful clone of the vi/ex text editor (with X11
Reverse Depends: elvis elvis-console elvis-tools
Installations reported by Popcon: 390

emdebian-tools (#540333), requested 251 days ago
Description: emdebian crossbuilding tool set
Reverse Depends: emdebian-buildsupport emdebian-qa emdebian-tools
mlton-target-alpha-linux-gnu mlton-target-arm-linux-gnueabi
mlton-target-hppa-linux-gnu mlton-target-i486-linux-gnu
mlton-target-ia64-linux-gnu mlton-target-mips-linux-gnu
mlton-target-mipsel-linux-gnu (4 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 191

fbcat (#565156), requested 92 days ago
Description: framebuffer grabber
Installations reported by Popcon: 28

flightgear (#487388), requested 663 days ago
Description: Flight Gear Flight Simulator
Installations reported by Popcon: 649

flite (#576327), requested 12 days ago
Description: A small run-time speech synthesis engine
Reverse Depends: asterisk-flite brltty-flite eflite flite flite1-dev
gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad speech-dispatcher
Installations reported by Popcon: 3426

gentoo (#422498), requested 1075 days ago
Description: a fully GUI-configurable, two-pane X file manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 228

gnat-4.4 (#539562), requested 735 days ago
Description: help needed to execute test cases
Reverse Depends: adabrowse adacontrol asis-programs ghdl gnat
gnat-4.4 gnat-gps gprbuild libadasockets-dev libahven1-dev (67 more
Installations reported by Popcon: 445

gnat-gps (#496905), requested 595 days ago
Description: co-maintainer needed
Reverse Depends: gnat-gps-dbg gnat-gps-doc
Installations reported by Popcon: 224

grub2 (#248397), requested 2166 days ago
Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
Reverse Depends: grub grub-coreboot grub-disk grub-efi
grub-efi-amd64 grub-efi-ia32 grub-ieee1275 grub-legacy
grub-linuxbios grub-pc (4 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 69457

gwibber (#573822), requested 32 days ago
Description: microblogging client for GNOME
Installations reported by Popcon: 389

hfsprogs (#557892), requested 141 days ago
Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
Installations reported by Popcon: 708

hibernate (#558739), requested 136 days ago
Description: smartly puts your computer to sleep (suspend to RAM or
Installations reported by Popcon: 15477

hotkey-setup (#483107), requested 688 days ago
Description: auto-configures laptop hotkeys
Installations reported by Popcon: 11249

imagemagick (#452314), requested 876 days ago
Description: Image manipulation programs
Reverse Depends: advi-examples afterstep album ansel1 ascd asymptote
bins calibre docbook2odf dotlrn (94 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 30569

jove (#470185), requested 767 days ago
Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
Reverse Depends: xjove
Installations reported by Popcon: 445

kernel-patch-exec-shield (#516488), requested 418 days ago
Description: protection against stack smashing and other attacks
Reverse Depends: kernel-patch-exec-shield
Installations reported by Popcon: 44

koffice (#541691), requested 243 days ago
Description: KDE Office Suite
Installations reported by Popcon: 2801

kvm (#479951), requested 708 days ago
Description: Full virtualization on x86 hardware (Need help with
ia64, ppc and s390)
Reverse Depends: qemubuilder
Installations reported by Popcon: 1800

lesstif2 (#551853), requested 176 days ago
Description: OSF/Motif 2.1 implementation released under LGPL
Reverse Depends: clustalx cmucl-clm ddd dx elk geomview grace grass
gridengine-qmon hotswap-gui (51 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 15428

libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 418 days ago
Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
Reverse Depends: dicoweb
Installations reported by Popcon: 15833

libcap2 (#534999), requested 291 days ago
Description: support for getting/setting POSIX.1e capabilities
Reverse Depends: apache2.2-bin asterisk autodir avahi-daemon bind9
bind9-host bind9utils dnsutils hercules libbind9-60 (65 more
Installations reported by Popcon: 70372

libopenraw (#530244), requested 327 days ago
Description: free implementation for RAW decoding
Reverse Depends: libopenraw-dev libopenraw1-dbg libopenrawgnome-dev
libopenrawgnome1 libopenrawgnome1-dbg
Installations reported by Popcon: 6073

link-grammar (#556010), requested 153 days ago
Description: Carnegie Mellon University's link grammar parser for
Reverse Depends: abiword-plugin-grammar liblink-grammar4
liblink-grammar4-dev liblink-grammar4-java link-grammar
Installations reported by Popcon: 8392

logcheck (#539944), requested 254 days ago
Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
Reverse Depends: fiaif logcheck
Installations reported by Popcon: 4494

loop-aes-utils (#385614), requested 1323 days ago
Description: Tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
Reverse Depends: partman-crypto-loop
Installations reported by Popcon: 573

lzma (#553707), requested 165 days ago
Description: future of Debian squashfs-lzma
Reverse Depends: dpkg dpkg-dev dtrx libcomplearn-mod-lzmax
locales-all lzma-source vsag
Installations reported by Popcon: 73995

mdadm (#537993), requested 267 days ago
Description: tool to administer Linux MD arrays (software RAID)
Reverse Depends: mdcfg-utils partman-md rescue-mode
Installations reported by Popcon: 12719

mediawiki-extensions (#484545), requested 680 days ago
Description: set of extensions for MediaWiki
Reverse Depends: mediawiki-semediawiki
Installations reported by Popcon: 495

mol (#436450), requested 982 days ago
Description: The Mac-on-Linux emulator
Reverse Depends: mol-drivers-linux mol-drivers-macos
mol-drivers-macosx mol-modules-source
Installations reported by Popcon: 33

monotone (#574609), requested 27 days ago
Description: a distributed version (revision) control system; more
maintainers needed
Reverse Depends: monotone-doc monotone-server qct
Installations reported by Popcon: 328

mtr (#527482), requested 343 days ago
Description: Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 31494

mutt (#512072), requested 454 days ago
Description: text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and
Reverse Depends: debreaper metche mutt-dbg mutt-patched muttprofile
Installations reported by Popcon: 76185

mwavem (#313369), requested 1767 days ago (non-free)
Description: Mwave/ACP modem support software
Installations reported by Popcon: 1

nas (#354174), requested 1512 days ago
Description: The Network Audio System
Reverse Depends: acm acm4 alsaplayer-nas amor audiooss basket
camstream celestia-kde creox djplay (152 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 44628

nn (#470187), requested 767 days ago
Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
Installations reported by Popcon: 111

nvidia-graphics-drivers (#568952), requested 65 days ago (non-free)
Description: Developer needed to take on major role in packaging
Reverse Depends: libcuda1-dev nvidia-glx-dev nvidia-libvdpau-dev
nvidia-libvdpau1 nvidia-libvdpau1-ia32 nvidia-vdpau-driver
Installations reported by Popcon: 4576

openbox (#566900), requested 80 days ago
Description: standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible
window manager
Reverse Depends: libobrender21 lxde-core obconf openbox openbox-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 3317

openldap (#512360), requested 450 days ago
Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
Reverse Depends: adtool alpine am-utils aolserver4-nsldap
apache2.2-bin asterisk asterisk-h323 audispd-plugins autofs-ldap
autofs5-ldap (211 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 73296

openoffice.org (#419523), requested 1095 days ago
Description: OpenOffice.org Office suite
Reverse Depends: brdesktop-common brdesktop-gnome broffice.org
cli-uno-bridge docvert-openoffice.org jabref-plugin-oo
libjodconverter-java libuno-cli-cppuhelper1.0-cil
libuno-cli-oootypes1.0-cil libuno-cli-ure1.0-cil (100 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 40666

openscenegraph (#392266), requested 1283 days ago
Description: 3d scenegraph
Reverse Depends: flightgear libopenscenegraph-dev
libopenscenegraph56 libopenthreads-dev libosgal1 libossim1
openscenegraph osgcal ossim-core simgear-dev (1 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 359

openssl (#332498), requested 1652 days ago
Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
cryptographic tools
Reverse Depends: 3270-common afbackup afbackup-client afflib-tools
aimage aircrack-ng alpine anon-proxy aolserver4-nsimap
aolserver4-nsopenssl (692 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 90442

phpwiki (#540061), requested 253 days ago
Description: informal collaborative website manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 71

plt-scheme (#402589), requested 1221 days ago
Description: PLT scheme programming environment
Installations reported by Popcon: 361

proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 401 days ago
Description: versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon
Reverse Depends: dtc-common gadmin-proftpd proftpd-dev
proftpd-mod-ldap proftpd-mod-mysql proftpd-mod-odbc
proftpd-mod-pgsql proftpd-mod-sqlite
Installations reported by Popcon: 6263

pyro (#530280), requested 327 days ago
Description: distributed object system for Python
Reverse Depends: pyro-examples pyro-gui
Installations reported by Popcon: 303

quilt (#543541), requested 233 days ago
Description: Tool to work with series of patches
Reverse Depends: audacious-plugins-dev batmand-gateway-source
broadcom-sta-source et131x-source gcc-4.4-source gpib-modules-source
gquilt mozilla-devscripts nvidia-kernel-source open-vm-source (1
more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 7093

resolvconf (#477723), requested 721 days ago
Description: name server information handler
Reverse Depends: debian-edu-config
Installations reported by Popcon: 9684

sepolgen (#483641), requested 685 days ago
Description: A Python module used in SELinux policy generation
Reverse Depends: policycoreutils
Installations reported by Popcon: 13710

sql-ledger (#472709), requested 751 days ago
Description: A web based double-entry accounting program
Installations reported by Popcon: 112

usplash (#563195), requested 105 days ago
Description: Userspace bootsplash utility
Reverse Depends: education-thin-client libusplash-dev
tuxonice-userui usplash
Installations reported by Popcon: 1173

wine (#479659), requested 709 days ago
Description: Windows API implementation
Reverse Depends: dssi-vst libwine-alsa libwine-capi libwine-cms
libwine-dbg libwine-dev libwine-esd libwine-gl libwine-gphoto2
libwine-jack (12 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 13550

yasr (#474251), requested 741 days ago
Description: General-purpose console screen reader
Installations reported by Popcon: 52

See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/help_requested for more information.

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