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Old 05-21-2010, 12:28 AM
Default Work-needing packages report for May 21, 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: 598 (new: 1)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 122 (new: 2)
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:

dvdrtools (#582378), orphaned today (non-free)
Description: DVD writing program
Installations reported by Popcon: 1132

597 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:

b43-fwcutter (#581798), offered 5 days ago
Description: Utility for extracting Broadcom 43xx firmware
Reverse Depends: firmware-b43-installer firmware-b43-lpphy-installer
Installations reported by Popcon: 1172

linux-libertine (#581839), offered 4 days ago
Description: Linux Libertine family of fonts
Installations reported by Popcon: 1580

120 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:

apt-cross (#540341), requested 286 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: 357

apt-xapian-index (#567955), requested 108 days ago
Description: maintenance tools for a Xapian index of Debian packages
Reverse Depends: adept ept-cache
Installations reported by Popcon: 11658

ara (#450876), requested 921 days ago
Description: utility for searching the Debian package database
Installations reported by Popcon: 110

asymptote (#517342), requested 447 days ago
Description: script-based vector graphics language inspired by
Installations reported by Popcon: 1272

athcool (#278442), requested 2032 days ago
Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
Installations reported by Popcon: 146

boinc (#511243), requested 497 days ago
Description: BOINC distributed computing
Reverse Depends: boinc-app-milkyway boinc-app-seti boinc-dbg
Installations reported by Popcon: 1638

cvs (#354176), requested 1547 days ago
Description: Concurrent Versions System
Reverse Depends: crossvc cvs-autoreleasedeb cvs-buildpackage cvs2cl
cvs2html cvschangelogbuilder cvsconnect cvsd cvsps cvsservice (11
more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 25376

dctrl-tools (#448284), requested 936 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: 13662

debtags (#567954), requested 108 days ago
Description: Enables support for package tags
Reverse Depends: debtags-edit goplay packagesearch
Installations reported by Popcon: 2651

dietlibc (#544060), requested 265 days ago
Description: diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
Reverse Depends: libowfat-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 238

doc-central (#566364), requested 117 days ago
Description: web-based documentation browser
Installations reported by Popcon: 287

dpkg (#282283), requested 2006 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 (510 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 91964

elvis (#432298), requested 1046 days ago
Description: powerful clone of the vi/ex text editor (with X11
Reverse Depends: elvis elvis-console elvis-tools
Installations reported by Popcon: 399

emdebian-tools (#540333), requested 286 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 127 days ago
Description: framebuffer grabber
Reverse Depends: fbgrab
Installations reported by Popcon: 72

flightgear (#487388), requested 698 days ago
Description: Flight Gear Flight Simulator
Installations reported by Popcon: 657

flite (#576327), requested 47 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: 6260

gentoo (#422498), requested 1110 days ago
Description: a fully GUI-configurable, two-pane X file manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 238

gnat-4.4 (#539562), requested 770 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: 514

gnat-gps (#496905), requested 630 days ago
Description: co-maintainer needed
Reverse Depends: gnat-gps-dbg gnat-gps-doc
Installations reported by Popcon: 237

grub2 (#248397), requested 2201 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: 71481

gwibber (#573822), requested 67 days ago
Description: microblogging client for GNOME
Installations reported by Popcon: 445

hadoop (#579787), requested 20 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 hbase-daemons-common libhadoop-index-java
libhadoop-java-doc (1 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 18

hfsprogs (#557892), requested 176 days ago
Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
Installations reported by Popcon: 734

hibernate (#558739), requested 171 days ago
Description: smartly puts your computer to sleep (suspend to RAM or
Installations reported by Popcon: 15025

hotkey-setup (#483107), requested 723 days ago
Description: auto-configures laptop hotkeys
Installations reported by Popcon: 10761

imagemagick (#452314), requested 911 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: 31130

jove (#470185), requested 802 days ago
Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
Reverse Depends: xjove
Installations reported by Popcon: 440

kernel-patch-exec-shield (#516488), requested 453 days ago
Description: protection against stack smashing and other attacks
Reverse Depends: kernel-patch-exec-shield
Installations reported by Popcon: 45

koffice (#541691), requested 278 days ago
Description: KDE Office Suite
Installations reported by Popcon: 2716

kvm (#479951), requested 743 days ago
Description: Full virtualization on x86 hardware (Need help with
ia64, ppc and s390)
Reverse Depends: qemubuilder
Installations reported by Popcon: 1816

lesstif2 (#551853), requested 211 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: 15396

libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 453 days ago
Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
Reverse Depends: dicoweb
Installations reported by Popcon: 15933

libcap2 (#534999), requested 326 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: 72447

libopenraw (#530244), requested 362 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: 9310

link-grammar (#556010), requested 188 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: 8920

logcheck (#539944), requested 289 days ago
Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
Reverse Depends: fiaif logcheck
Installations reported by Popcon: 4526

loop-aes-utils (#385614), requested 1358 days ago
Description: Tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
Reverse Depends: partman-crypto-loop
Installations reported by Popcon: 572

lzma (#553707), requested 200 days ago
Description: future of Debian squashfs-lzma
Reverse Depends: dtrx libcomplearn-mod-lzmax locales-all lzma-source
Installations reported by Popcon: 75722

mdadm (#537993), requested 302 days ago
Description: tool to administer Linux MD arrays (software RAID)
Reverse Depends: mdcfg-utils partman-md rescue-mode
Installations reported by Popcon: 12883

mediawiki-extensions (#484545), requested 715 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: 481

mol (#436450), requested 1017 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: 37

monotone (#574609), requested 62 days ago
Description: a distributed version (revision) control system; more
maintainers needed
Reverse Depends: monotone-doc monotone-server qct
Installations reported by Popcon: 315

mtr (#527482), requested 378 days ago
Description: Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 30528

mutt (#512072), requested 489 days ago
Description: text-based mailreader supporting MIME, GPG, PGP and
Reverse Depends: debreaper metche mutt-dbg mutt-patched muttprofile
Installations reported by Popcon: 77008

mwavem (#313369), requested 1802 days ago (non-free)
Description: Mwave/ACP modem support software
Installations reported by Popcon: 2

nas (#354174), requested 1547 days ago
Description: The Network Audio System
Reverse Depends: acm acm4 alsaplayer-nas audiooss basket camstream
celestia-kde creox djplay djview3 (112 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 44766

nn (#470187), requested 802 days ago
Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
Installations reported by Popcon: 106

openbox (#566900), requested 115 days ago
Description: standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible
window manager
Reverse Depends: libobrender21 lxde-core obconf openbox openbox-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 3459

openldap (#512360), requested 485 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 (217 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 75431

openoffice.org (#419523), requested 1130 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: 40921

openscenegraph (#392266), requested 1318 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: 178

openssl (#332498), requested 1687 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 (695 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 91598

phpwiki (#540061), requested 288 days ago
Description: informal collaborative website manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 62

plt-scheme (#402589), requested 1256 days ago
Description: PLT scheme programming environment
Reverse Depends: minlog
Installations reported by Popcon: 370

proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 436 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: 6448

pyro (#530280), requested 362 days ago
Description: distributed object system for Python
Reverse Depends: pyro-examples pyro-gui
Installations reported by Popcon: 326

quilt (#543541), requested 268 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: 7827

resolvconf (#477723), requested 756 days ago
Description: name server information handler
Reverse Depends: debian-edu-config
Installations reported by Popcon: 9274

sepolgen (#483641), requested 720 days ago
Description: A Python module used in SELinux policy generation
Reverse Depends: policycoreutils
Installations reported by Popcon: 13574

sql-ledger (#472709), requested 786 days ago
Description: A web based double-entry accounting program
Installations reported by Popcon: 114

usplash (#563195), requested 140 days ago
Description: Userspace bootsplash utility
Reverse Depends: education-thin-client libusplash-dev
tuxonice-userui usplash
Installations reported by Popcon: 1183

wine (#479659), requested 744 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 (13 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 13600

yasr (#474251), requested 776 days ago
Description: General-purpose console screen reader
Installations reported by Popcon: 51

zookeeper (#579791), requested 20 days ago
Description: Information management inside a cluster. Part of the
hadoop family.
Reverse Depends: libhbase-java libzkclient-java libzookeeper-dev
libzookeeper-java-doc python-zookeeper zookeeper zookeeper-bin
Installations reported by Popcon: 5

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