Work-needing packages report for Feb 28, 2020

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Work-needing packages report for Feb 28, 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: 1239 (new: 2)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 232 (new: 1)
Total number of packages requested help for: 62 (new: 0)

Please refer to for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

   html2text (#951882), orphaned 5 days ago
     Description: advanced HTML to text converter
     Reverse Depends: python3-tldp
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7802
     Bug Report URL:

   xcffib (#952121), orphaned 4 days ago
     Description: This package is a Python binding for XCB (Python 2)
     Reverse Depends: python3-cairocffi
     Installations reported by Popcon: 282
     Bug Report URL:

1237 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see for a complete list.


The following packages have been given up for adoption:

   gammu (#951855), offered 5 days ago
     Description: mobile phone management utility
     Reverse Depends: gammu gammu-smsd libgammu-dev libgsmsd8
     Installations reported by Popcon: 860
     Bug Report URL:

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


For the following packages help is requested:

   apache2 (#910917), requested 502 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 (137 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 97396
     Bug Report URL:

   autopkgtest (#846328), requested 1184 days ago
     Description: automatic as-installed testing for Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: debci-worker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1161
     Bug Report URL:

   balsa (#642906), requested 3077 days ago
     Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
     Installations reported by Popcon: 694
     Bug Report URL:

   broadcom-sta (#886599), requested 780 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Broadcom STA Wireless driver (non-free)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1736
     Bug Report URL:

   cargo (#860116), requested 1052 days ago
     Description: Rust package manager
     Reverse Depends: dh-cargo
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1619
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-imapd (#921717), requested 384 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: 416
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 1618 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: 201992
     Bug Report URL:

   dee (#831388), requested 1322 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: 35954
     Bug Report URL:

   developers-reference (#759995), requested 2007 days ago
     Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7153
     Bug Report URL:

   devscripts (#800413), requested 1612 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: 11842
     Bug Report URL: (#908868), requested 530 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: 3035
     Bug Report URL:

   ejabberd (#767874), requested 1942 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: 436
     Bug Report URL:

   fbcat (#947838), requested 58 days ago
     Description: framebuffer grabber
     Installations reported by Popcon: 188
     Bug Report URL:

   fgetty (#823061), requested 1398 days ago
     Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 583
     Bug Report URL:

   frama-c (#907946), requested 541 days ago
     Description: Platform dedicated to the analysis of source code
       written in C
     Installations reported by Popcon: 51
     Bug Report URL:

   freedombox (#940881), requested 159 days ago
     Description: debian pure blend, user-friendly, privacy-oriented home
     Reverse Depends: freedombox-setup
     Bug Report URL:

   freeipmi (#628062), requested 3199 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: 8895
     Bug Report URL:

   freeradius (#933376), requested 213 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: 1561
     Bug Report URL:

   gnat-gps (#496905), requested 4200 days ago
     Description: co-maintainer needed
     Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
     Installations reported by Popcon: 378
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-caffeine (#891457), requested 732 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to keep your computer awake
     Installations reported by Popcon: 442
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-top-icons-plus (#891458), requested 732 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to move system tray icons to top
     Installations reported by Popcon: 687
     Bug Report URL:

   gnucash (#910059), requested 513 days ago
     Description: personal and small-business financial-accounting
     Reverse Depends: gnucash
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2667
     Bug Report URL:

   grub2 (#248397), requested 5771 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: 200070
     Bug Report URL:

   heimdal (#849325), requested 1159 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: 14415
     Bug Report URL:

   hfsprogs (#557892), requested 3746 days ago
     Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1702
     Bug Report URL:

   javaparser (#820471), requested 1420 days ago
     Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
     Reverse Depends: umlet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 252
     Bug Report URL:

   jmol (#719330), requested 2392 days ago
     Description: Molecular Viewer
     Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava4.0-java
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1282
     Bug Report URL:

   jove (#470185), requested 4372 days ago
     Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
     Installations reported by Popcon: 354
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 4023 days ago
     Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3831
     Bug Report URL:

   libmng (#831389), requested 1322 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: 2457
     Bug Report URL:

   libreoffice (#419523), requested 4700 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: 95456
     Bug Report URL:

   libteam (#743212), requested 2159 days ago
     Description: library for controlling team network device
     Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
     Installations reported by Popcon: 90720
     Bug Report URL:

   linphone (#880926), requested 844 days ago
     Description: SIP softphone - graphical client
     Reverse Depends: liblinphone++9 liblinphone-dev linphone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1648
     Bug Report URL:

   logcheck (#539944), requested 3859 days ago
     Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
     Reverse Depends: logcheck
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3961
     Bug Report URL:

   londiste (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4
     Bug Report URL:

   nas (#354174), requested 5117 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: 104893
     Bug Report URL:

   nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 2354 days ago
     Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1546
     Bug Report URL:

   nn (#470187), requested 4372 days ago
     Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 62
     Bug Report URL:

   ntp (#855342), requested 1106 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: 56670
     Bug Report URL:

   openldap (#512360), requested 4055 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 (168 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 201445
     Bug Report URL:

   openssl (#332498), requested 5257 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 (921 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 201790
     Bug Report URL:

   openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 2807 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 1911 days ago
     Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
     Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 postgresql-12-pgpool2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 113
     Bug Report URL:

   pgq (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: postgresql-12-pgq-node
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3
     Bug Report URL:

   pgq-node (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2
     Bug Report URL:

   pgqd (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: postgresql-12-pgq3 skytools3-ticker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 21
     Bug Report URL:

   php-horde-core (#942282), requested 137 days ago
     Description: Core Horde Framework library (AND all php-horde*!)
     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: 179
     Bug Report URL:

   proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 4006 days ago
     Description: versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon
     Reverse Depends: gadmin-proftpd proftpd-dev proftpd-mod-fsync
       proftpd-mod-geoip proftpd-mod-ldap proftpd-mod-mysql
       proftpd-mod-odbc proftpd-mod-pgsql proftpd-mod-snmp
       proftpd-mod-sqlite (1 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7058
     Bug Report URL:

   pulseaudio (#743303), requested 2158 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: 127118
     Bug Report URL:

   python-pgq (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: python3-londiste
     Installations reported by Popcon: 5
     Bug Report URL:

   python-skytools (#945468), requested 94 days ago
     Description: Queuing for PostgreSQL
     Reverse Depends: python3-londiste python3-pgq
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8
     Bug Report URL:

   ring (#950198), requested 28 days ago
     Description: Secure and distributed voice, video and chat platform
     Reverse Depends: jami ring ring-daemon
     Installations reported by Popcon: 366
     Bug Report URL: (#947550), requested 61 days ago
     Bug Report URL:

   samba (#814382), requested 1477 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: 132572
     Bug Report URL:

   spamassassin (#676314), requested 2822 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: 8530
     Bug Report URL:

   sparkleshare (#901994), requested 616 days ago
     Description: distributed collaboration and sharing tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 105
     Bug Report URL:

   swi-prolog (#896458), requested 677 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: 1710
     Bug Report URL:

   syncthing (#940332), requested 165 days ago
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2804
     Bug Report URL:

   sysvinit (#935416), requested 189 days ago
     Description: System-V-like init utilities
     Reverse Depends: batmand console-setup-freebsd console-setup-linux
       courier-authdaemon courier-base courier-imap courier-ldap
       courier-mlm courier-mta courier-pop (17 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 203061
     Bug Report URL:

   terminator (#947716), requested 60 days ago
     Description: multiple GNOME terminals in one window
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4846
     Bug Report URL:

   torbrowser-launcher (#796295), requested 1651 days ago
     Description: helps download, update and run the Tor Browser Bundle
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2303
     Bug Report URL:

   vpnc (#818547), requested 1442 days ago
     Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
     Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7183
     Bug Report URL:

See for more information.