Work-needing packages report for Feb 14, 2020

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Work-needing packages report for Feb 14, 2020

The following is a listing of packages for which help has been requested
through the WNPP (Work-Needing and Prospective Packages) system in the
last week.

Total number of orphaned packages: 1240 (new: 7)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 238 (new: 0)
Total number of packages requested help for: 64 (new: 0)

Please refer to for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

   bittwist (#951173), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: libpcap based Ethernet packet generator
     Installations reported by Popcon: 40
     Bug Report URL:

   distorm3 (#951161), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: powerful disassembler library for x86/AMD64 binary
     Reverse Depends: libdistorm3-dev python-distorm3 python3-distorm3
     Installations reported by Popcon: 517
     Bug Report URL:

   gconjugue (#951178), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: GTK+ program to conjugate Brazilian verbs
     Reverse Depends: conjugar gconjugue
     Installations reported by Popcon: 18
     Bug Report URL:

   htpdate (#951183), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: HTTP based time synchronization tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 82
     Bug Report URL:

   libofa (#951277), orphaned today
     Description: library for acoustic fingerprinting
     Reverse Depends: gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad libofa0-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 88222
     Bug Report URL:

   volatility (#951175), orphaned 2 days ago
     Description: advanced memory forensics framework
     Reverse Depends: volatility
     Installations reported by Popcon: 504
     Bug Report URL:

   zvbi (#951284), orphaned today
     Description: Vertical Blanking Interval (VBI) utilities
     Reverse Depends: alevtd dvb-apps gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad
       libavcodec-extra58 libavcodec58 libzvbi-dev libzvbi0 scantv
       vlc-plugin-base xawtv (1 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 112640
     Bug Report URL:

1233 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see for a complete list.


No new packages have been given up for adoption, but a total of 238 packages
are awaiting adoption.  See
for a complete list.


For the following packages help is requested:

   apache2 (#910917), requested 488 days ago
     Description: Apache HTTP Server
     Reverse Depends: apache2 apache2-ssl-dev apache2-suexec-custom
       apache2-suexec-pristine backuppc courier-webadmin cvsweb debbugs-web
       dms-wsgi doc-central (140 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 97165
     Bug Report URL:

   autopkgtest (#846328), requested 1170 days ago
     Description: automatic as-installed testing for Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: debci-worker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1173
     Bug Report URL:

   balsa (#642906), requested 3063 days ago
     Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
     Installations reported by Popcon: 705
     Bug Report URL:

   broadcom-sta (#886599), requested 766 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Broadcom STA Wireless driver (non-free)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1756
     Bug Report URL:

   cargo (#860116), requested 1038 days ago
     Description: Rust package manager
     Reverse Depends: dh-cargo
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1534
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-imapd (#921717), requested 370 days ago
     Description: Cyrus mail system - IMAP support
     Reverse Depends: cyrus-admin cyrus-caldav cyrus-clients cyrus-dev
       cyrus-imapd cyrus-murder cyrus-nntpd cyrus-pop3d cyrus-replication
     Installations reported by Popcon: 418
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 1604 days ago
     Description: authentication abstraction library
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base adcli autofs-ldap cyrus-caldav
       cyrus-clients cyrus-common cyrus-dev cyrus-imapd cyrus-imspd
       cyrus-murder (78 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 201746
     Bug Report URL:

   dee (#831388), requested 1308 days ago
     Description: model to synchronize mutiple instances over DBus
     Reverse Depends: dee-tools gir1.2-dee-1.0 libdee-dev zeitgeist-core
     Installations reported by Popcon: 36686
     Bug Report URL:

   developers-reference (#759995), requested 1993 days ago
     Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7406
     Bug Report URL:

   devscripts (#800413), requested 1598 days ago
     Description: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
     Reverse Depends: apt-build apt-listdifferences aptfs arriero
       brz-debian buildd customdeb debci debian-builder debmake (32 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11878
     Bug Report URL: (#908868), requested 516 days ago
     Description: Linux container runtime
     Reverse Depends: golang-github-containers-buildah-dev
       golang-github-samalba-dockerclient-dev kubernetes-node subuser
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2919
     Bug Report URL:

   ed (#886643), requested 766 days ago
     Description: classic UNIX line editor
     Reverse Depends: apt-cacher libdebbugs-perl opensmtpd sn
     Installations reported by Popcon: 15444
     Bug Report URL:

   ejabberd (#767874), requested 1928 days ago
     Description: distributed, fault-tolerant Jabber/XMPP server written
       in Erlang
     Reverse Depends: ejabberd-contrib ejabberd-mod-cron
       ejabberd-mod-default-contacts ejabberd-mod-default-rooms
       ejabberd-mod-deny-omemo ejabberd-mod-filter ejabberd-mod-grafite
       ejabberd-mod-log-chat ejabberd-mod-logsession ejabberd-mod-logxml
       (10 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 447
     Bug Report URL:

   fbcat (#947838), requested 44 days ago
     Description: framebuffer grabber
     Installations reported by Popcon: 187
     Bug Report URL:

   fgetty (#823061), requested 1384 days ago
     Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 590
     Bug Report URL:

   frama-c (#907946), requested 527 days ago
     Description: Platform dedicated to the analysis of source code
       written in C
     Installations reported by Popcon: 52
     Bug Report URL:

   freedombox (#940881), requested 145 days ago
     Description: debian pure blend, user-friendly, privacy-oriented home
     Reverse Depends: freedombox-setup
     Bug Report URL:

   freeipmi (#628062), requested 3185 days ago
     Description: GNU implementation of the IPMI protocol
     Reverse Depends: conman freeipmi freeipmi-bmc-watchdog
       freeipmi-ipmidetect freeipmi-ipmiseld freeipmi-tools ipmitool
       libfreeipmi-dev libfreeipmi17 libipmiconsole-dev (10 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8922
     Bug Report URL:

   freeradius (#933376), requested 199 days ago
     Description: high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server
     Reverse Depends: freeradius freeradius-config freeradius-dhcp
       freeradius-iodbc freeradius-krb5 freeradius-ldap
       freeradius-memcached freeradius-mysql freeradius-postgresql
       freeradius-python3 (5 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1552
     Bug Report URL:

   gnat-gps (#496905), requested 4186 days ago
     Description: co-maintainer needed
     Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
     Installations reported by Popcon: 374
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-caffeine (#891457), requested 718 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to keep your computer awake
     Installations reported by Popcon: 441
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-top-icons-plus (#891458), requested 718 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to move system tray icons to top
     Installations reported by Popcon: 690
     Bug Report URL:

   gnucash (#910059), requested 499 days ago
     Description: personal and small-business financial-accounting
     Reverse Depends: gnucash
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2677
     Bug Report URL:

   grub2 (#248397), requested 5757 days ago
     Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
     Reverse Depends: bootcd debian-cloud-images-packages debootstick
       grml-rescueboot grml2usb grub-cloud-amd64 grub-coreboot
       grub-coreboot-bin grub-coreboot-dbg grub-disk (44 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 199799
     Bug Report URL:

   heimdal (#849325), requested 1145 days ago
     Description: Heimdal Kerberos
     Reverse Depends: heimdal-clients heimdal-dev heimdal-kcm heimdal-kdc
       heimdal-multidev heimdal-servers libafsauthent2 libafsrpc2
       libasn1-8-heimdal libgssapi3-heimdal (22 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 14722
     Bug Report URL:

   hfsprogs (#557892), requested 3732 days ago
     Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1709
     Bug Report URL:

   javaparser (#820471), requested 1406 days ago
     Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
     Reverse Depends: umlet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 252
     Bug Report URL:

   jmol (#719330), requested 2378 days ago
     Description: Molecular Viewer
     Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava4.0-java
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1305
     Bug Report URL:

   jove (#470185), requested 4358 days ago
     Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
     Installations reported by Popcon: 358
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 4009 days ago
     Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3863
     Bug Report URL:

   libmng (#831389), requested 1308 days ago
     Description: Multiple-image Network Graphics library
     Reverse Depends: gimp libcegui-mk2-dev libdevil1c2 libmng-dev
       libqtgui4 libsynfig0a libxine2-misc-plugins
       qt5-image-formats-plugins tuxonice-userui
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2469
     Bug Report URL:

   libreoffice (#419523), requested 4686 days ago
     Description: office productivity suite
     Reverse Depends: design-desktop gir1.2-lokdocview-0.1 gnome jabref
       jodconverter jodreports-cli libaccessodf-java libjodconverter-java
       libjodreports-java libjuh-java (208 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 95537
     Bug Report URL:

   libteam (#743212), requested 2145 days ago
     Description: library for controlling team network device
     Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
     Installations reported by Popcon: 90482
     Bug Report URL:

   linphone (#880926), requested 830 days ago
     Description: SIP softphone - graphical client
     Reverse Depends: liblinphone++9 liblinphone-dev linphone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1655
     Bug Report URL:

   logcheck (#539944), requested 3845 days ago
     Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
     Reverse Depends: logcheck
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3984
     Bug Report URL:

   londiste (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Installations reported by Popcon: 5
     Bug Report URL:

   mawk (#949781), requested 20 days ago
     Description: a pattern scanning and text processing language
     Reverse Depends: auditd backupninja check doris geda-utils
       i3lock-fancy keyringer libpomp2-dev linuxdoc-tools mgdiff (4 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 202475
     Bug Report URL:

   nas (#354174), requested 5103 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: acm alsaplayer-nas gbsplay libaudio-dev libqtgui4
       mpg123 mplayer mplayer-gui nas nas-bin (2 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 104974
     Bug Report URL:

   nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 2340 days ago
     Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1541
     Bug Report URL:

   nn (#470187), requested 4358 days ago
     Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 56
     Bug Report URL:

   ntp (#855342), requested 1092 days ago
     Description: Network Time Protocol programs
     Reverse Depends: bwctl-server lava openstack-cloud-services
       openstack-compute-node progress-linux-host
     Installations reported by Popcon: 57030
     Bug Report URL:

   openldap (#512360), requested 4041 days ago
     Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev 389-ds-base-libs adcli
       alpine anope apache2-bin asterisk-modules audispd-plugins
       autofs-ldap (169 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 201223
     Bug Report URL:

   openssl (#332498), requested 5243 days ago
     Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
       cryptographic tools
     Reverse Depends: acme-tiny afflib-tools alpine amanda-common
       apache2-bin apache2-dev apache2-ssl-dev apache2-utils apt-cacher-ng
       arc-gui-clients (923 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 201546
     Bug Report URL:

   openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 2793 days ago
     Description: libraries of openvanilla input method
     Reverse Depends: openvanilla-imgeneric-data-all
       openvanilla-imgeneric-data-ja openvanilla-imgeneric-data-ko
       openvanilla-imgeneric-data-th openvanilla-imgeneric-data-vi
       openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-cn openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-hk
       openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-tw ucimf-openvanilla
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4
     Bug Report URL:

   pgpool2 (#772047), requested 1897 days ago
     Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
     Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 postgresql-12-pgpool2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 120
     Bug Report URL:

   pgq (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: postgresql-12-pgq-node
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3
     Bug Report URL:

   pgq-node (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2
     Bug Report URL:

   pgqd (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: postgresql-12-pgq3 skytools3-ticker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 21
     Bug Report URL:

   php-horde-core (#686007), requested 2726 days ago
     Description: web-based groupware and other applications
     Reverse Depends: php-horde php-horde-ansel php-horde-content
       php-horde-dav php-horde-form php-horde-gollem php-horde-imp
       php-horde-ingo php-horde-kronolith php-horde-mnemo (10 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 172
     Bug Report URL:

   proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 3992 days ago
     Description: versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon
     Reverse Depends: gadmin-proftpd proftpd-dev proftpd-mod-counter
       proftpd-mod-dnsbl proftpd-mod-fsync proftpd-mod-geoip
       proftpd-mod-ldap proftpd-mod-msg proftpd-mod-mysql proftpd-mod-odbc
       (4 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7048
     Bug Report URL:

   pulseaudio (#743303), requested 2144 days ago
     Description: PulseAudio sound server
     Reverse Depends: actiona aegisub aiscm audacious-plugins audiotools
       baresip-x11 blueman browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
       budgie-core cairo-dock-impulse-plug-in (179 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 127224
     Bug Report URL:

   python-pgq (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: python3-londiste
     Installations reported by Popcon: 6
     Bug Report URL:

   python-skytools (#945468), requested 80 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: python3-londiste python3-pgq
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8
     Bug Report URL:

   ring (#950198), requested 14 days ago
     Description: Secure and distributed voice, video and chat platform
     Reverse Depends: jami ring ring-daemon
     Installations reported by Popcon: 359
     Bug Report URL: (#947550), requested 47 days ago
     Bug Report URL:

   samba (#814382), requested 1463 days ago
     Description: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
     Reverse Depends: caja-share cifs-utils ctdb freedombox
       freeipa-client-samba freeipa-server freeipa-server-trust-ad
       freeradius fusesmb gadmin-samba (44 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 132682
     Bug Report URL:

   spamassassin (#676314), requested 2808 days ago
     Description: seeking co-maintainers
     Reverse Depends: claws-mail-spamassassin
       evolution-plugin-spamassassin fuzzyocr isbg sa-compile sa-exim
       sa-learn-cyrus spamass-milter spamassassin-heatu spampd
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8599
     Bug Report URL:

   sparkleshare (#901994), requested 602 days ago
     Description: distributed collaboration and sharing tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 96
     Bug Report URL:

   swi-prolog (#896458), requested 663 days ago
     Description: ISO/Edinburgh-style Prolog interpreter
     Reverse Depends: elpa-ediprolog eye libppl-swi logol-bin pakcs
       swi-prolog swi-prolog-bdb swi-prolog-java swi-prolog-odbc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1733
     Bug Report URL:

   syncthing (#940332), requested 151 days ago
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2790
     Bug Report URL:

   sysvinit (#935416), requested 175 days ago
     Description: System-V-like init utilities
     Reverse Depends: batmand console-setup-freebsd console-setup-linux
       coquelicot courier-authdaemon courier-base courier-imap courier-ldap
       courier-mlm courier-mta (18 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 202826
     Bug Report URL:

   terminator (#947716), requested 46 days ago
     Description: multiple GNOME terminals in one window
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4810
     Bug Report URL:

   torbrowser-launcher (#796295), requested 1637 days ago
     Description: helps download, update and run the Tor Browser Bundle
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2290
     Bug Report URL:

   vpnc (#818547), requested 1428 days ago
     Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
     Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7228
     Bug Report URL:

See for more information.