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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:
 
*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==
 
'''Add new packages here'''  - check for the package in the sorted lists below before adding
 
* [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=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
 
 
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7241 ampache-devel] - Out of date since 08/19/07. It is also the stable branch, not development branch.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3194 azrael] - dead project, does not compile
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1430 e16keyedit] - Outdated, never updated since Tue, 05 Jul 2005
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1731 ecamegapedal] - Do not to compile.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4493 eclipse-kde] - Dead
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3698 galeon] - doesn't compile (not even the latest version)
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6069 gnuserv] - Deprecated in emacs-22+
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5207 gshare] - The package didn't function for me with the latest gnome. Furthermore it looks like this project is dead (website is down, source is no longer available)
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3689 ii-hg] - outdated, probably discontinued as the project website isn't available anymore (moved maybe?)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].
 
** The modules should be updated, but there's an ion3 package in the AUR: http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16754 --[[User:CuleX|CuleX]]
 
** Indeed it should join Ion3 in AUR
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7488 ionice] - part of util-linux-ng
 
* jabberd1* - jabberd v.2 is in extra
 
** jabberd14 and jabberd2 are separate projects (both under active development).
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16166 jacman] - Currently broken: should we remove it?
 
* [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=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=1908 libdvbpsi 20041028-1] - Old, recent version in extra
 
* [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=7264 mencode] - outdated, tells aur is its homepage
 
* [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=11498 mpd-pausemode] - "Website" is orig. contributor's email addr.; orphaned by this contributor, so presumably no longer developed.
 
* [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=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=7854 perl-data-dumper] - Included in core perl
 
* [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=11882 Qgrubeditor] - Dead Project replace by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15256 Kgrubeditor]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14998 rb_libtorrent-svn] - not needed, strange download location
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5883 rox-session] - Very out of date
 
* [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=16225 slim_pam] - just slim with extra configure option
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14992 slim-theme-darch] - in archlinux-themes-slim
 
* [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
 
* swiftfox-* 2.x optimized builds of various Mozilla products; several are orphaned and out-of-date. swiftfox3 available.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15678 swt-devel] - I only created it to compile tuxguitar against it, but that's not needed. And it seems nobody is using it.
 
* [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]]
 
** Yes, definitely not a candidate. However, PKGBUILD needs updating. --[[User:Schivmeister|schiv]]
 
* [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.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12067 pidgimpd-svn] - This package is orphaned and it doesn't build. There is mpd support in musictracker.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/account.php?Action=AccountInfo&ID=861 sylpheed-devel] - Outdated for a long time. Remove or make orphnaned.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6686 sizzle] - No upstream maintenance, does not compile.
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2872 smssend] - The project url http://zekiller.skytech.org/smssend_en.php links to a holding site
 
 
 
 
 
==TU Working Area==
 
 
 
'''For editing by TUs only!''' The wiki has a history so do not think you can get away with ignoring this... --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
 
 
===Packages to Remove===
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=11463 4c] - source & home page not reachable, contributor informed on 28.4. no change since then --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12840 abraca-hg] - Replaced by abraca-git --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7086 alienarena2007] - Replaced by alienarena--[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14650 amavisdnew] - duplicat package, orphaning and taking over the older one would be better (orphaning all dotnetfireball's packages??) --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7978 audacious-mac] - Included in audacious-plugins>=1.5.0 --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=5769 audacious-xosd] - Included in audacious-plugins>=1.5.0 --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13042 blender-svn-cloth] - it was already merged to main svn trunk (2.46 has this) --[[User:Neverth|Neverth]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=11242 blender-svn-particles] - merged to main svn trunk (2.46 has this) --[[User:Neverth|Neverth]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1404 cdrtools-dvd] - outdated and replaced  --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1727 creapkg] - source can't be reached --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* * [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1308 dx9wine-cvs] - patch is not needed anymore --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=2492 e16-devel] - Replaced by enlightenment in extra --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16613 emacs-without-x] - already gone --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13227 ethereal] - available as wireshark in [extra] --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7489 firefox-ca] - included in firefox-i18n --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7259 firefox2-ca] - firefox2 is depreciated. --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12045 freeciv-beta-svn] - Replaced by freeciv-svn --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3577 freeplayer] - looks pretty dead to me --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13063 fftw2single] - part of fftw2 from [extra] --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14475 fusesmb2] - Duplicate of [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1790 fusesmb] which should be orphaned --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6054 gaim-openq-2006] - Old plugin for gaim that has since been merged into pidgin source --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=12273 gimp-plugin-resynthesizer] - dupe of [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6823 gimp-resynth] which is more up to date --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8341 gmpc-lyrics-svn] - replaced by git --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10582 gmpc-plugins-svn] - replaced by git --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8340 gmpc-coveramazon-svn] - replaced by git --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6845 guifications-gaim2] - a current version is in community. --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8231 kdelibs-noarts] - out-of-date, modified official package --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10572 librtorrent] - duplicate package, already in [community] --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1981 moto4lin-cvs] - moved to svn --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=4619 mozilla-firefox-es_es] - included in firefox-i18n --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [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=1682 peerguardian] - "no PeerGuardian for Linux" --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10189 python-gnuplot] - Duplicate of [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1952 gnuplot-py] which was first and is up to date --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10573 rs_rtorrent] - duplicate package, already in [community] --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15910 tar-fixed] - This bug is verified fixed in tar 1.20  --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8958 wildfire] - Replaced by openfire. --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
 
 
===Packages to Keep===
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=573 amavisd-new] - older release, better name, perhaps [[User:qwak|qwak]] can it take over. [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14650 amavisdnew] out of date anyway --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
** I sent qwak an email to get these merged.  --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10650 bin32-mesa] - Maybe needed for 64-bit users to use OpenGL in bin32-wine? Just out of date  --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3880 boombox] - if it can be patched (don't know how though) and PKGBUILD updated, I see no reason to delete it --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3402 cddb] - compiles fine, just old --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14049 eduke32] - Outdated, replaced by [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15513 bin32-eduke32] - Actually different packages --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6249 epiphany-unofficial-extensions] - only out of date. Orphaned --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=1162 exult] - if properly patched and PKGBUILD cleaned --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10229 flumotion] - needs update only --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6630 fretsonfire], [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16429 bin32-fretsonfire] - bin32 prefix is recommendable for packages with lib32-* dependencies --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6087 galaxymage] - compile and run just fine --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13589 gimp-freetype] - May still be useful [http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/misc/grafik/gimp/gimp/plug-ins/v2.0/freetype/]. --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3754 gnash-cvs] - still uses CVS, needs just an update --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=296 java3d] - needs just an update --[[User:Dragonlord|Dragonlord]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14946 mplayer-w32codecs] - not duplicate package as has more codecs than the "codecs" package.
 
** Should rename to "codecs-extra" and not provide same files as codecs package --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=7279 pinkytagger] - Outdated by two years. (comment by Dragonlord:Latest version 2.1-0 (October 21, 2007) needs new musicbrainz, which is out of date in [extra]) --[[User:pressh|pressh]]
 
* [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=13019 xf86-video-radeonhd-git] - yaourt has problems with it but that is yaourt fault... --[[User:Allan|Allan]]
 
 
 
==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.
 
 
 
<pre>
 
/packages/0verkill-0.16.tar.gz/
 
/packages/2007.02.17-2/
 
/packages/abakus-0.91-1/
 
/packages/abakus-0.91.tar.gz/
 
/packages/abakus-0.91/
 
/packages/akgregator/
 
/packages/akregator/
 
/packages/akregator1.0.2/
 
/packages/akregator_1.0.2/
 
/packages/amsn-0.97ec1/
 
/packages/amsn-0.97rc1/
 
/packages/amsn-097rc1-1/
 
/packages/amsn-097rc1/
 
/packages/amsn-cvs/
 
/packages/amsn-svn_update/
 
/packages/amsn096/
 
/packages/amsn096rc1/
 
/packages/bashstyle-5.0
 
/packages/bashstyle-5.0rc1.tar.gz/
 
/packages/bashstyle-5.0rc1.tar.gz1/
 
/packages/bashstyle-5.0rc1/
 
/packages/bashstyle.tar.gz/
 
/packages/bashstyle-ng/
 
/packages/bashstyle1/
 
/packages/braero-svn
 
/packages/braser-cvs/
 
/packages/brasero-cvs/
 
/packages/brasero.svn/
 
/packages/brlcad-cvs/
 
/packages/ccd2iso-0.3/
 
/packages/cdcollect-0.6.0/
 
/packages/centerim-4.22.2/
 
/packages/centerim/
 
/packages/ploticus-test/
 
/packages/test-louipc/
 
/packages/test/
 
/packages/test_pkg/
 
/packages/yacas-1.1.17-2/
 
/packages/yacas-1.2.2/
 
/packages/yacas-1.17-2/
 
/packages/yacas-new/
 
/packages/yacasnew/
 
/packages/zzztest/
 
/packages/zzzztest/
 
</pre>
 
 
 
==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
 
 
 
<pre>
 
/packages/advanceutils
 
/packages/isight-firmware-tools
 
/packages/mlt-svn
 
/packages/perl-devel-stacktrace
 
/packages/psi-qt4
 
/packages/xcursor-industrial
 
/packages/zaptel
 
</pre>
 
 
 
/packages/lib32-dbus is now in community - Allan
 

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