[csw-maintainers] Drop koffice_gcc ?

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Wed Dec 21 13:39:51 CET 2011

Hi Maciej,

Am 21.12.2011 um 12:17 schrieb Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński:
> 2011/12/21 Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org>:
>> I am redoing some of the baselibs for ImageMagick and would like to drop one
>> old package (the only one requirung legacy ilmbase libs):
>>  koffice_gcc
>> I don't see that this is going to be updated in the future as desktop Solaris is
>> pretty much dead.
> We seem to generally go into the direction of the server stuff. Of
> course, libraries such as GTK still play a major role (kudos to Rafi),
> but we don't seem to have much traction on the desktop environment
> side of things. I see it as a good thing, it's better to do less
> things and do them well.
> If at any point in time anybody comes along and contributes desktop
> related packages, they will be more than welcome. At the same time, we
> shouldn't let the desktop packages stand in our way to what we
> specialize in.

Ok, should I delete koffice_gcc with csw-upload-pkg then?

Best regards

  -- Dago

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