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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=11463 4c] - Home page and source not reachable
* [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=12840 abraca-hg] - Replaced by abraca-git
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13014 advi] - seems to be unmaintainable for the following reasons
** The newest version 1.7.3 needs camlimages 3.0.0, which cannot be found on the net
** camlimages' cvs-sources do not compile
** package advi 1.6.0 has a patchfile of 102k size
** package advi worked fine in former days but does does not compile anymore. It is a pity!
* [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=7978 audacious-mac] - Included in audacious-plugins>=1.5.0
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5769 audacious-xosd] - Included in audacious-plugins>=1.5.0
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3194 azrael] - dead project, does not compile
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3880 boombox] - dead project, does not compile
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3402 cddb] - Last release 31 Aug 2003
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1404 cdrtools-dvd] - Outdated, replaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=323 cdrtools] or [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/search/?q=cdrkit cdrkit], maintainer's e-mail address is not valid
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1727 creapkg] - web site no longer exists
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1308 dx9wine] - contains a patch not needed anymore
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2492 e16-devel] - Outdated, replaced by enlightenment in extra
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1430 e16keyedit] - Outdated, never updated since Tue, 05 Jul 2005
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4493 eclipse-kde] - Dead
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14049 eduke32] - Outdated, remplaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15513 bin32-eduke32]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16613 emacs-without-x] - Dublette of emacs-nox
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6249 epiphany-unofficial-extensions] - Out of date
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13227 ethereal] - Renamed to wireshark, available in extra
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7489 firefox-ca] - included in firefox-i18n
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7259 firefox2-ca] - firefox2 is depreciated.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10229 flumotion] - removed from community a year ago, orphan and 1 year out of date without any complain.
* [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=12045 freeciv-beta-svn] - Outdated svn beta for version 2.1, stable 2.1 version already in Extra. Replaced by freeciv-svn
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6630 fretsonfire], [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16429 bin32-fretsonfire] which of these should be maintained?
** I think two both should be maintained, because their dependencies are different, and an Arch64 user should be warned if package provides 32-bit binaries by bin32/lib32 prefix.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6054 gaim-openq-2006] - Old plugin for gaim that has since been merged into pidgin source
* [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=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=3754 gnash-cvs] - Hasn't been update since 18/11/2006. gnash is in extra now too.
** Does the project still use CVS? If so, then this package is useful. --[[User:Slash|Slash]]
* gmpc*-svn - replaced by git
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6069 gnuserv] - Deprecated in emacs-22+
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6845 guifications-gaim2] - Outdated beta version, a current version is in community.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3689 ii-hg] - outdated, probably discontinued as the project website isn't available anymore (moved maybe?)
** The project website is available at http://www.suckless.org/wiki/tools/irc/irc_it, so it's not dead. It only needs some changes to work again. --[[User:CuleX|CuleX]]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12993 ion-modules] - ion3 is not part of official repos anymore so i dont see why this should stay here. I hope AUR CleanUp involves [community].
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7488 ionice] - part of util-linux-ng
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7884 jfduke3d] - Is not updated by his author anymore, [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15513 eduke32] was made to remplace it
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7037 kanola] - probably dead project, didn't went past the 0.0.1 release since 2006
* [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
** Latest stable version is 0.5, last updated in AUR on Sun, 09 Mar 2008 --[[User:Doc Angelo|Doc Angelo]]
** It's not even out of date, nor duplicate of another package – 6xx
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6296 kernel26thinkpad] - obsolete, out of date since 2006
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3429 lam 7.1.3-1] - Doesn't compile and is orphaned. The successor openmpi works.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16889 libqglviewer-latest] - the same package as [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7801 libqglviewer]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14220 linuxdcpp-cvs] - Old, orphaned CVS version of a package in community
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10305 linux-uvc-isight] and [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13687 linux-uvc-isight-svn] - Outdated, [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6906 linux-uvc-svn] does the same thing
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3610 lmms-cvs] - Orphan, outdated, and project switched to svn.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5408 mlame] - just a small bash script, no project page, could be moved to the wiki maybe
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10526 moaceyahoo] - Dead project. Will post new one, someday.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=11581 mouseemu] - Project not updated since 2006; xautomation also allows mouse emulation.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4619 mozilla-firefox-es_es] - included in firefox-i18n
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14946 mplayer-w32codecs] - duplicate package
* [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=16295 nautilus-open-terminal-gianvito 0.9-1] - not needed anymore since original version update to 0.9
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12101 netbeans-rubyide-hudson] - useless since NetBeans supports this feature in 6.1
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12051 netscape-navigator] - Not supported upstream anymore making it vulnerable to security issues.
** Can be used for web development – 6xx
** For composer functionality, seamonkey does a better job.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7748 openarena] - Obsolete, remplaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16719 openarena-bin]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15312 openssh-snapshot] - Not needed anymore
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15401 org] - Out of date; also, included in Emacs 22+
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12193 pidgin-xfire] - Broke; Replaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16776 pidgin-gfire].
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7279 pinkytagger] - Outdated by two years.
** Latest version 2.1-0 (October 21, 2007) needs new musicbrainz, which is out of date in [extra] -- [[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10514 rt61-cvs] - This driver is included in linus's tree and is therefore obsolete
* [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=12801 swiftfox-pentium2] - obsolete for a long time.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10121 Super Mario War] - The source is no longer hosted through svn. Could be easily updated though...
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12229 supertux-svn] - It won't compile since it uses cmake insted of jam ... it must be easy to update
* [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=3947 viki-svn] - old, pkgbuild is broken
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13622 wicd-svn] - Outdated, wicd on repository extra is newer.
** Does the project still use SVN? If so, then this package is useful. --[[User:Slash|Slash]]
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8958 wildfire] - Replaced by openfire.
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13019 xf86-video-radeonhd-git] - Seems to not be found : "error: 'xf86-video-radeonhd-git': not found in sync db" with yaourt
* [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. This is a secondary consideration.
==Remove from Filesystem (AUR Bugs)==
This is a list of files that need to be removed due to AUR bugs as they hinder proper submission and maintenance of packages.
AUR Bugs
* FS#8672 - http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/8672
/packages/lib32-dbus is now in community - Allan

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