Bug#936625: gnome-doc-utils is deprecated

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Fri Dec 27 22:49:37 GMT 2019

On Wed, 20 Nov 2019 at 11:20:57 +0100, Andreas Henriksson wrote:
> The gnome-doc-utils package is deprecated since many years.
> It should be removed, rather than ported to python3.
> Please see #889019 for futher deprecation info.
> This packages however still has quite a large reverse build-dependency
> list

Some have been fixed already.

I've opened Severity: important bugs for the rest, to make sure
maintainers are alerted about this potentially becoming a RC issue in
future. They block this bug and #889019, and are usertagged as oldlibs[1]
and gnome-doc-utils[2].

[1] https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/bts-usertags.cgi?user=pkg-gnome-maintainers%40lists.alioth.debian.org&tag=oldlibs
[2] https://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/bts-usertags.cgi?user=pkg-gnome-maintainers%40lists.alioth.debian.org&tag=gnome-doc-utils


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