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Old 05-07-2010, 12:28 AM
Default Work-needing packages report for May 7, 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: 589 (new: 4)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 138 (new: 1)
Total number of packages requested help for: 66 (new: 2)

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


The following packages have been orphaned:

debnest (#580320), orphaned yesterday
Description: Nested Build System of Debian Source Package
Installations reported by Popcon: 62

ebug-http (#580321), orphaned yesterday
Description: web front end to a simple, extensible Perl debugger
Installations reported by Popcon: 4

gtkmathview (#579735), orphaned 6 days ago
Description: rendering engine for MathML documents
Reverse Depends: abiword-plugin-mathview libgtkmathview-bin
libgtkmathview-dev liblablgtkmathview-ocaml
liblablgtkmathview-ocaml-dev matita
Installations reported by Popcon: 8649

libpam-blue (#580313), orphaned yesterday
Description: PAM module for local authenticaction with bluetooth
Installations reported by Popcon: 113

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


The following packages have been given up for adoption:

w3-recs (#579786), offered 6 days ago (non-free)
Description: Recommendations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Installations reported by Popcon: 243

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


For the following packages help is requested:

[NEW] hadoop (#579787), requested 6 days ago
Description: software platform for processing vast amounts of data
Reverse Depends: hadoop-bin hadoop-daemons-common hadoop-datanoded
hadoop-jobtrackerd hadoop-namenoded hadoop-secondarynamenoded
hadoop-tasktrackerd libhadoop-index-java libhadoop-java-doc
Installations reported by Popcon: 12

[NEW] zookeeper (#579791), requested 6 days ago
Description: Information management inside a cluster. Part of the
hadoop family.
Reverse Depends: libzkclient-java libzookeeper-dev
libzookeeper-java-doc python-zookeeper zookeeper zookeeper-bin
Installations reported by Popcon: 3

apt-cross (#540341), requested 272 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 94 days ago
Description: maintenance tools for a Xapian index of Debian packages
Reverse Depends: adept ept-cache
Installations reported by Popcon: 11220

ara (#450876), requested 907 days ago
Description: utility for searching the Debian package database
Installations reported by Popcon: 112

asymptote (#517342), requested 433 days ago
Description: script-based vector graphics language inspired by
Installations reported by Popcon: 1287

athcool (#278442), requested 2018 days ago
Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
Installations reported by Popcon: 144

boinc (#511243), requested 483 days ago
Description: BOINC distributed computing
Reverse Depends: boinc-app-milkyway boinc-app-seti boinc-dbg
Installations reported by Popcon: 1658

cvs (#354176), requested 1533 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: 25396

dctrl-tools (#448284), requested 922 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: 13845

debtags (#567954), requested 94 days ago
Description: Enables support for package tags
Reverse Depends: debtags-edit goplay packagesearch
Installations reported by Popcon: 2688

dietlibc (#544060), requested 251 days ago
Description: diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
Reverse Depends: libowfat-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 244

doc-central (#566364), requested 103 days ago
Description: web-based documentation browser
Installations reported by Popcon: 293

dpkg (#282283), requested 1992 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 (505 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 92157

elvis (#432298), requested 1032 days ago
Description: powerful clone of the vi/ex text editor (with X11
Reverse Depends: elvis elvis-console elvis-tools
Installations reported by Popcon: 416

emdebian-tools (#540333), requested 272 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: 187

fbcat (#565156), requested 113 days ago
Description: framebuffer grabber
Reverse Depends: fbgrab
Installations reported by Popcon: 41

flightgear (#487388), requested 684 days ago
Description: Flight Gear Flight Simulator
Installations reported by Popcon: 664

flite (#576327), requested 33 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: 3788

gentoo (#422498), requested 1096 days ago
Description: a fully GUI-configurable, two-pane X file manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 239

gnat-4.4 (#539562), requested 756 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: 488

gnat-gps (#496905), requested 616 days ago
Description: co-maintainer needed
Reverse Depends: gnat-gps-dbg gnat-gps-doc
Installations reported by Popcon: 226

grub2 (#248397), requested 2187 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: 71276

gwibber (#573822), requested 53 days ago
Description: microblogging client for GNOME
Installations reported by Popcon: 426

hfsprogs (#557892), requested 162 days ago
Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
Installations reported by Popcon: 757

hibernate (#558739), requested 157 days ago
Description: smartly puts your computer to sleep (suspend to RAM or
Installations reported by Popcon: 15332

hotkey-setup (#483107), requested 709 days ago
Description: auto-configures laptop hotkeys
Installations reported by Popcon: 10999

imagemagick (#452314), requested 897 days ago
Description: Image manipulation programs
Reverse Depends: advi-examples afterstep album ansel1 ascd asymptote
bins calibre docbook2odf dotlrn (95 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 31145

jove (#470185), requested 788 days ago
Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
Reverse Depends: xjove
Installations reported by Popcon: 441

kernel-patch-exec-shield (#516488), requested 439 days ago
Description: protection against stack smashing and other attacks
Reverse Depends: kernel-patch-exec-shield
Installations reported by Popcon: 45

koffice (#541691), requested 264 days ago
Description: KDE Office Suite
Installations reported by Popcon: 2823

kvm (#479951), requested 729 days ago
Description: Full virtualization on x86 hardware (Need help with
ia64, ppc and s390)
Reverse Depends: qemubuilder
Installations reported by Popcon: 1811

lesstif2 (#551853), requested 197 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: 15545

libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 439 days ago
Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
Reverse Depends: dicoweb
Installations reported by Popcon: 15979

libcap2 (#534999), requested 312 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: 72247

libopenraw (#530244), requested 348 days ago
Description: free implementation for RAW decoding
Reverse Depends: libgegl-0.0-0 libopenraw-dev libopenraw1-dbg
libopenrawgnome-dev libopenrawgnome1 libopenrawgnome1-dbg
Installations reported by Popcon: 6938

link-grammar (#556010), requested 174 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: 8783

logcheck (#539944), requested 275 days ago
Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
Reverse Depends: fiaif logcheck
Installations reported by Popcon: 4499

loop-aes-utils (#385614), requested 1344 days ago
Description: Tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
Reverse Depends: partman-crypto-loop
Installations reported by Popcon: 584

lzma (#553707), requested 186 days ago
Description: future of Debian squashfs-lzma
Reverse Depends: dtrx libcomplearn-mod-lzmax locales-all lzma-source
Installations reported by Popcon: 75850

mdadm (#537993), requested 288 days ago
Description: tool to administer Linux MD arrays (software RAID)
Reverse Depends: mdcfg-utils partman-md rescue-mode
Installations reported by Popcon: 12816

mediawiki-extensions (#484545), requested 701 days ago
Description: set of extensions for MediaWiki
Reverse Depends: mediawiki-extensions
mediawiki-extensions-confirmedit mediawiki-extensions-fckeditor
mediawiki-extensions-geshi mediawiki-extensions-ldapauth
mediawiki-extensions-openid mediawiki-semediawiki
Installations reported by Popcon: 488

mol (#436450), requested 1003 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 48 days ago
Description: a distributed version (revision) control system; more
maintainers needed
Reverse Depends: monotone-doc monotone-server qct
Installations reported by Popcon: 317

mtr (#527482), requested 364 days ago
Description: Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 31051

mutt (#512072), requested 475 days ago
Description: text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and
Reverse Depends: debreaper metche mutt-dbg mutt-patched muttprofile
Installations reported by Popcon: 77275

mwavem (#313369), requested 1788 days ago (non-free)
Description: Mwave/ACP modem support software
Installations reported by Popcon: 1

nas (#354174), requested 1533 days ago
Description: The Network Audio System
Reverse Depends: acm acm4 alsaplayer-nas audiooss basket camstream
celestia-kde creox djplay djview3 (120 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 45063

nn (#470187), requested 788 days ago
Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
Installations reported by Popcon: 110

nvidia-graphics-drivers (#568952), requested 86 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: 4631

openbox (#566900), requested 101 days ago
Description: standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible
window manager
Reverse Depends: libobrender21 lxde-core obconf openbox openbox-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 3396

openldap (#512360), requested 471 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 (216 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 75184

openoffice.org (#419523), requested 1116 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 (107 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 41274

openscenegraph (#392266), requested 1304 days ago
Description: 3d scenegraph
Reverse Depends: flightgear libopenscenegraph-dev
libopenscenegraph56 libopenscenegraph65 libopenthreads-dev libosgal1
libossim1 openscenegraph osgcal ossim-core (2 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 171

openssl (#332498), requested 1673 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 (690 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 91778

phpwiki (#540061), requested 274 days ago
Description: informal collaborative website manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 61

plt-scheme (#402589), requested 1242 days ago
Description: PLT scheme programming environment
Installations reported by Popcon: 382

proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 422 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: 6376

pyro (#530280), requested 348 days ago
Description: distributed object system for Python
Reverse Depends: pyro-examples pyro-gui
Installations reported by Popcon: 323

quilt (#543541), requested 254 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 libfusioninventory-agent-task-netdiscovery-perl
libfusioninventory-agent-task-snmpquery-perl mozilla-devscripts (3
more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 7629

resolvconf (#477723), requested 742 days ago
Description: name server information handler
Reverse Depends: debian-edu-config
Installations reported by Popcon: 9441

sepolgen (#483641), requested 706 days ago
Description: A Python module used in SELinux policy generation
Reverse Depends: policycoreutils
Installations reported by Popcon: 13693

sql-ledger (#472709), requested 772 days ago
Description: A web based double-entry accounting program
Installations reported by Popcon: 111

usplash (#563195), requested 126 days ago
Description: Userspace bootsplash utility
Reverse Depends: education-thin-client libusplash-dev
tuxonice-userui usplash
Installations reported by Popcon: 1214

wine (#479659), requested 730 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: 13761

yasr (#474251), requested 762 days ago
Description: General-purpose console screen reader
Installations reported by Popcon: 53

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

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