Work-needing packages report for Jun 14, 2019

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Work-needing packages report for Jun 14, 2019

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: 1438 (new: 17)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 159 (new: 0)
Total number of packages requested help for: 55 (new: 0)

Please refer to for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

   dunst (#930310), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: dmenu-ish notification-daemon
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3662
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-icon-theme (#930136), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: GNOME Desktop icon theme
     Reverse Depends: blueman clamtk faba-icon-theme gdebi
       gnome-colors-common human-icon-theme libgtk2.0-0 microhope
       neurodebian-desktop opensesame (10 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 83276
     Bug Report URL:

   libtomcrypt (#930309), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: public domain open source cryptographic toolkit
     Reverse Depends: cubemap dropbear-bin libstoken-dev libstoken1
       libstorm9 libtomcrypt-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 5120
     Bug Report URL:

   mscompress (#930308), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: Microsoft "compress.exe/expand.exe" compatible
     Reverse Depends: forensics-extra
     Installations reported by Popcon: 71636
     Bug Report URL:

   nicotine (#930137), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: graphical client for the SoulSeek peer-to-peer system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 335
     Bug Report URL:

   pygobject-2 (#930138), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: deprecated static Python bindings for the GObject
     Reverse Depends: coccinelle gnuradio nut-monitor p4vasp
       python-ayatana-appindicator python-gobject python-gobject-2-dbg
       python-gobject-2-dev python-gpod python-gtk2 (11 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 97265
     Bug Report URL:

   pygtksourceview (#930139), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Python bindings for the GtkSourceView widget
     Reverse Depends: cherrytree
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3512
     Bug Report URL:

   pymssql (#930140), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Python database access for MS SQL server and Sybase -
       Python 2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 190
     Bug Report URL:

   regionset (#930141), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: view and modify the region code of DVD drives
     Installations reported by Popcon: 651
     Bug Report URL:

   simple-tpm-pk11 (#930307), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: simple library for using the TPM chip to secure SSH
     Installations reported by Popcon: 34
     Bug Report URL:

   solarwolf (#930142), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Collect the boxes and don't become mad
     Installations reported by Popcon: 259
     Bug Report URL:

   stardict-xmlittre (#930144), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: French Littré dictionary for stardict
     Installations reported by Popcon: 98
     Bug Report URL:

   teensy-loader-cli (#930306), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: load and run programs onto your Teensy micro controller
     Installations reported by Popcon: 66
     Bug Report URL:

   tessa (#930143), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: simulation of 3D optical systems with the FDTD method
     Reverse Depends: tessa-mpi
     Installations reported by Popcon: 207
     Bug Report URL:

   unworkable (#930305), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: efficient, simple and secure bittorrent client
     Installations reported by Popcon: 51
     Bug Report URL:

   wiipdf (#930304), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: present a PDF file using your wiimote
     Installations reported by Popcon: 22
     Bug Report URL:

   wit (#930303), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: manipulate Wii and GameCube ISO images and WBFS
     Installations reported by Popcon: 109
     Bug Report URL:

1421 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 159 packages
are awaiting adoption.  See
for a complete list.


For the following packages help is requested:

   autopkgtest (#846328), requested 925 days ago
     Description: automatic as-installed testing for Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: autodeb-worker debci-worker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1193
     Bug Report URL:

   balsa (#642906), requested 2818 days ago
     Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
     Installations reported by Popcon: 670
     Bug Report URL:

   broadcom-sta (#886599), requested 521 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Broadcom STA Wireless driver (non-free)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1797
     Bug Report URL:

   cargo (#860116), requested 793 days ago
     Description: Rust package manager
     Reverse Depends: cargo-vendor dh-cargo
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1010
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 1359 days ago
     Description: authentication abstraction library
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-legacy-tools
       389-ds-base-libs adcli autofs-ldap cairo-dock-mail-plug-in
       claws-mail claws-mail-acpi-notifier claws-mail-address-keeper
       claws-mail-archiver-plugin (113 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 195238
     Bug Report URL:

   dee (#831388), requested 1063 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: 56015
     Bug Report URL:

   developers-reference (#759995), requested 1748 days ago
     Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
     Installations reported by Popcon: 9608
     Bug Report URL:

   devscripts (#800413), requested 1353 days ago
     Description: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
     Reverse Depends: apt-build apt-listdifferences aptfs arriero
       autodeb-worker brz-debian bzr-builddeb customdeb debci
       debian-builder (31 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12367
     Bug Report URL: (#908868), requested 271 days ago
     Description: Linux container runtime
     Reverse Depends: golang-docker-dev
       golang-github-samalba-dockerclient-dev kubernetes-node subuser
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1720
     Bug Report URL:

   ed (#886643), requested 521 days ago
     Description: classic UNIX line editor
     Reverse Depends: apt-cacher libdebbugs-perl opensmtpd sn
     Installations reported by Popcon: 17418
     Bug Report URL:

   ejabberd (#767874), requested 1683 days ago
     Description: distributed, fault-tolerant Jabber/XMPP server written
       in Erlang
     Reverse Depends: ejabberd-contrib ejabberd-mod-cron
       ejabberd-mod-log-chat ejabberd-mod-logsession ejabberd-mod-logxml
       ejabberd-mod-message-log ejabberd-mod-muc-log-http
       ejabberd-mod-post-log ejabberd-mod-pottymouth ejabberd-mod-rest (4
       more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 493
     Bug Report URL:

   fbcat (#565156), requested 3438 days ago
     Description: framebuffer grabber
     Installations reported by Popcon: 188
     Bug Report URL:

   fgetty (#823061), requested 1139 days ago
     Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 729
     Bug Report URL:

   frama-c (#907946), requested 282 days ago
     Description: Platform dedicated to the analysis of source code
       written in C
     Reverse Depends: why
     Installations reported by Popcon: 83
     Bug Report URL:

   freeipmi (#628062), requested 2940 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 (9 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8040
     Bug Report URL:

   gnat-gps (#496905), requested 3941 days ago
     Description: co-maintainer needed
     Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
     Installations reported by Popcon: 444
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-caffeine (#891457), requested 473 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to keep your computer awake
     Installations reported by Popcon: 420
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-top-icons-plus (#891458), requested 473 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to move system tray icons to top
     Installations reported by Popcon: 585
     Bug Report URL:

   gnucash (#910059), requested 254 days ago
     Description: personal and small-business financial-accounting
     Reverse Depends: gnucash
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2798
     Bug Report URL:

   grub2 (#248397), requested 5512 days ago
     Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
     Reverse Depends: debootstick grml-rescueboot grml2usb
       grub-cloud-amd64 grub-coreboot grub-coreboot-bin grub-coreboot-dbg
       grub-disk grub-efi grub-efi-amd64 (42 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 192996
     Bug Report URL:

   heimdal (#849325), requested 900 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: 17493
     Bug Report URL:

   hfsprogs (#557892), requested 3487 days ago
     Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1760
     Bug Report URL:

   influxdb (#914035), requested 207 days ago
     Description: command line interface for InfluxDB
     Reverse Depends: golang-github-google-cadvisor-dev
       golang-github-osrg-gobgp-dev influxdb-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 693
     Bug Report URL:

   javaparser (#820471), requested 1161 days ago
     Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
     Reverse Depends: umlet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 810
     Bug Report URL:

   jmol (#719330), requested 2133 days ago
     Description: Molecular Viewer
     Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava4.0-java
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1201
     Bug Report URL:

   jove (#470185), requested 4113 days ago
     Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
     Installations reported by Popcon: 278
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 3764 days ago
     Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
     Reverse Depends: check-mk-multisite
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4276
     Bug Report URL:

   libmng (#831389), requested 1063 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: 1270
     Bug Report URL:

   libreoffice (#419523), requested 4441 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 liblibreofficekitgtk (196 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 94243
     Bug Report URL:

   libteam (#743212), requested 1900 days ago
     Description: library for controlling team network device
     Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
     Installations reported by Popcon: 87622
     Bug Report URL:

   linphone (#880926), requested 585 days ago
     Description: SIP softphone - graphical client
     Reverse Depends: liblinphone++9 liblinphone-dev linphone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1691
     Bug Report URL:

   logcheck (#539944), requested 3600 days ago
     Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
     Reverse Depends: logcheck
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4165
     Bug Report URL:

   ltsp (#895057), requested 433 days ago
     Description: network booted thin and fat clients
     Reverse Depends: ltsp-client ltsp-server-standalone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 293
     Bug Report URL:

   mysql-workbench (#910052), requested 254 days ago
     Description: visual database modeling, administration and queuing
     Reverse Depends: mysql-workbench
     Installations reported by Popcon: 3495
     Bug Report URL:

   nas (#354174), requested 4858 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: acm alsaplayer-nas gbsplay isdnvboxclient
       libaudio-dev libqtgui4 mpg123 mplayer mplayer-gui nas (3 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 104616
     Bug Report URL:

   nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 2095 days ago
     Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1371
     Bug Report URL:

   nn (#470187), requested 4113 days ago
     Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 61
     Bug Report URL:

   ntp (#855342), requested 847 days ago
     Description: Network Time Protocol programs
     Reverse Depends: bwctl-server lava ltsp-client
       openstack-cloud-services openstack-compute-node progress-linux-host
     Installations reported by Popcon: 58991
     Bug Report URL:

   openldap (#512360), requested 3796 days ago
     Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev
       389-ds-base-legacy-tools 389-ds-base-libs adcli alpine anope
       apache2-bin asterisk-modules audispd-plugins (187 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 194520
     Bug Report URL:

   openssl (#332498), requested 4998 days ago
     Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
       cryptographic tools
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base acme-tiny afflib-tools
       alljoyn-services-1509 alljoyn-services-1604 alljoyn-thin-client-1504
       alpine amanda-client amanda-common amanda-server (1004 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 194806
     Bug Report URL:

   openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 2548 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: 3
     Bug Report URL:

   pgpool2 (#772047), requested 1652 days ago
     Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
     Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 postgresql-11-pgpool2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 115
     Bug Report URL:

   php-horde-core (#686007), requested 2481 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: 174
     Bug Report URL:

   proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 3747 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: 7469
     Bug Report URL:

   pulseaudio (#743303), requested 1899 days ago
     Description: PulseAudio sound server
     Reverse Depends: actiona aiscm audacious-plugins audiotools
       baresip-x11 blueman browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
       budgie-core cairo-dock-impulse-plug-in chromium (177 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 125786
     Bug Report URL:

   pyrrd (#876679), requested 627 days ago
     Description: object-oriented Python interface for RRD
     Installations reported by Popcon: 31
     Bug Report URL:

   qbzr (#848879), requested 905 days ago
     Description: Graphical interface for Bazaar using the Qt toolkit
     Reverse Depends: bzr-explorer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 109
     Bug Report URL:

   rst2pdf (#876681), requested 627 days ago
     Description: ReportLab-based reStructuredText to PDF renderer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 379
     Bug Report URL:

   samba (#814382), requested 1218 days ago
     Description: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
     Reverse Depends: caja-share cifs-utils ctdb freeradius fusesmb
       gadmin-samba gnome-control-center gss-ntlmssp gvfs-backends
       kde-runtime (51 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 129984
     Bug Report URL:

   smokeping (#824712), requested 1121 days ago
     Description: latency logging and graphing system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 784
     Bug Report URL:

   spamassassin (#676314), requested 2563 days ago
     Description: seeking co-maintainers
     Reverse Depends: claws-mail-spamassassin
       evolution-plugin-spamassassin fuzzyocr sa-compile sa-exim
       sa-learn-cyrus spamass-milter spamassassin-heatu spampd
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8973
     Bug Report URL:

   sparkleshare (#901994), requested 357 days ago
     Description: distributed collaboration and sharing tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 114
     Bug Report URL:

   swi-prolog (#896458), requested 418 days ago
     Description: ISO/Edinburgh-style Prolog interpreter
     Reverse Depends: elpa-ediprolog eye libppl-swi logol-bin pakcs spark
       swi-prolog swi-prolog-bdb swi-prolog-java swi-prolog-odbc (1 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1680
     Bug Report URL:

   torbrowser-launcher (#796295), requested 1392 days ago
     Description: helps download, update and run the Tor Browser Bundle
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2387
     Bug Report URL:

   vpnc (#818547), requested 1183 days ago
     Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
     Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8543
     Bug Report URL:

See for more information.