[Aptitude-devel] Plans for future major versions (0.8?)

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Wed Nov 11 08:33:15 UTC 2015


Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> We don't even know if the code compiles today, and it's generally a
> burden when one has to do mechanical modifications (e.g. C++/boost
> related changes in the last few months) or simply grep for places that
> might be affected by some bug or contain some piece of code.

If it wouldn't be for the mechanical changes, I'd say we could keep
it. But I see the argument, so let's remove it.

> Similarly, I am not sure about GTK+, but I have heard that GTK+3 was
> incompatible with v2 (and some projects like LXDE decided to migrate to
> Qt instead of porting to v3), and it is unmaintained upstream (maybe
> Cinnamon maintains that now?).

I think you meant MATE. Cinnamon is GNOME 2 look build upon GTK+3.

> They can always be disinterred from VCS if needed, in any case.

Yep. Otherwise, the removal would hurt more.

		Regards, Axel
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