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The AUR has a large number of obsolete packages which could use cleaning up.  Examples of packages that may be cleaned up are:
#REDIRECT: [[DeveloperWiki:AUR Cleanup Day]]
*packages that have been renamed or replaced
*old and unmaintained developmental (cvs/svn/etc) packages
Post suggestions of packages on this pages.  Trusted Users will get together and go though the list in a couple of weeks and confirm which packages should be removed.  '''Please DO NOT REMOVE suggestions from the wiki page but add a comment on why it should be kept instead.''' TUs will not delete any useful package.
==Package List==
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12840 abraca-hg] - Replaced by abraca-git
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7086 alienarena2007] - Replaced by alienarena
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=573 amavisd-new] - old version, won't compile, maintainer don't answare for e-mails (I have made new package [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14650 amavisdnew])
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3194 azrael] - dead project, does not compile
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1790 fusesmb] or [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14475 fusesmb2] - duplicate (and both outdated, version 8.7 is available)
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13063 fftw2single] - part of fftw2 from [extra]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6823 gimp-resynth] or [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12273 gimp-plugin-resynthesizer] - duplicate (best to keep latter)
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7488 ionice] - part of util-linux-ng
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8231 kdelibs-noarts] - out-of-date, modified official package
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12581 kdenlive 0.5_1-1] - out-of-date, doesn't compile
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6296 kernel26thinkpad] - obsolete, out of date since 2006
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2700 mutt-cvs] - mutt switched to mercurial a while back; way outdated anyway.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15312 openssh-snapshot] - Not needed anymore
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=494 sonic-rainbow] - dead project, does not compile
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2612 stepmania-bin] - orphan, replaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5453 stepmania]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15910 tar-fixed] - This bug is verified fixed in tar 1.20
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1308 dx9wine] - contains a patch not needed anymore
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13589 gimp-freetype] - This plugin was developed for gimp 2.0 and is not needed according to the notes [http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/misc/grafik/gimp/gimp/plug-ins/v2.0/freetype/ here.]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2787 9base-devel] Hasn't been update since 25/12/2005. I think its not needed.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3754 gnash-cvs] Hasn't been update since 18/11/2006. gnash is in extra now too.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12051 netscape-navigator] Not supported upstream anymore making it vulnerable to security issues.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=647 ximian-openoffice] Ximian port of OpenOffice 1.x. Users should use the more secure OpenOffice 2.x. Also Ximian openoffice is what is now known as ooo-build.
==Remove from Filesystem==
This is a list of files on the AUR filesystem that have been created when poorly formed packages were uploaded.

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