Work-needing packages report for Oct 19, 2018

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Work-needing packages report for Oct 19, 2018

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: 1323 (new: 6)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 165 (new: 2)
Total number of packages requested help for: 57 (new: 0)

Please refer to for more information.


The following packages have been orphaned:

   cellwriter (#911113), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: grid-entry handwriting input panel
     Installations reported by Popcon: 118
     Bug Report URL:

   gniall (#911117), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: program that tries to learn a human language
     Installations reported by Popcon: 29
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-auth-openid (#911032), orphaned 4 days ago
     Description: OpenID authentication module for Apache2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 43
     Bug Report URL:

   libopkele (#911033), orphaned 4 days ago
     Description: OpenID support library in C++
     Reverse Depends: libapache2-mod-auth-openid libopkele-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 24
     Bug Report URL:

   libpcre++ (#911034), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: C++ wrapper class for pcre
     Reverse Depends: libaff4-0 libaff4-utils libpcre++-dev
     Installations reported by Popcon: 431
     Bug Report URL:

   ngetty (#911035), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: getty replacement - one single daemon for all consoles
     Installations reported by Popcon: 29
     Bug Report URL:

1317 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see for a complete list.


The following packages have been given up for adoption:

   apache2 (#910917), offered 5 days ago
     Description: Apache HTTP Server
     Reverse Depends: 389-admin apache2 apache2-dbg apache2-ssl-dev
       apache2-suexec-custom apache2-suexec-pristine backuppc
       courier-webadmin cvsweb debbugs-web (151 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 96200
     Bug Report URL:

   fpart (#911246), offered yesterday
     Description: sort file trees and pack them into bags
     Installations reported by Popcon: 32
     Bug Report URL:

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


For the following packages help is requested:

   autopkgtest (#846328), requested 687 days ago
     Description: automatic as-installed testing for Debian packages
     Reverse Depends: autodeb-worker debci-worker
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1131
     Bug Report URL:

   balsa (#642906), requested 2580 days ago
     Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
     Installations reported by Popcon: 697
     Bug Report URL:

   broadcom-sta (#886599), requested 283 days ago (non-free)
     Description: Broadcom STA Wireless driver (non-free)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1978
     Bug Report URL:

   cargo (#860116), requested 555 days ago
     Description: Rust package manager
     Reverse Depends: dh-cargo
     Installations reported by Popcon: 662
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 1121 days ago
     Description: authentication abstraction library
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-libs 389-dsgw adcli
       autofs-ldap cairo-dock-mail-plug-in claws-mail
       claws-mail-acpi-notifier claws-mail-address-keeper
       claws-mail-archiver-plugin (120 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 199892
     Bug Report URL:

   dee (#831388), requested 825 days ago
     Description: model to synchronize mutiple instances over DBus
     Reverse Depends: dee-tools gir1.2-dee-1.0 libdee-1.0-4-dbg
       libdee-dev zeitgeist-core
     Installations reported by Popcon: 62443
     Bug Report URL:

   developers-reference (#759995), requested 1510 days ago
     Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11852
     Bug Report URL:

   devscripts (#800413), requested 1115 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 (28 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12748
     Bug Report URL: (#908868), requested 33 days ago
     Description: Linux container runtime
     Reverse Depends: golang-docker-dev
       golang-github-samalba-dockerclient-dev kubernetes-node subuser
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1316
     Bug Report URL:

   ed (#886643), requested 283 days ago
     Description: classic UNIX line editor
     Reverse Depends: apt-cacher libdebbugs-perl opensmtpd sn
     Installations reported by Popcon: 19901
     Bug Report URL:

   ejabberd (#767874), requested 1445 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: 529
     Bug Report URL:

   fbcat (#565156), requested 3200 days ago
     Description: framebuffer grabber
     Installations reported by Popcon: 186
     Bug Report URL:

   fgetty (#823061), requested 901 days ago
     Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 907
     Bug Report URL:

   frama-c (#907946), requested 44 days ago
     Description: Platform dedicated to the analysis of source code
       written in C
     Reverse Depends: frama-c why
     Installations reported by Popcon: 104
     Bug Report URL:

   freeipmi (#628062), requested 2702 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 (7 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7579
     Bug Report URL:

   freerdp (#799759), requested 1122 days ago
     Description: RDP client for Windows Terminal Services (X11 client)
     Reverse Depends: freerdp-x11 libfreerdp-cache1.1
       libfreerdp-client1.1 libfreerdp-codec1.1 libfreerdp-common1.1.0
       libfreerdp-core1.1 libfreerdp-crypto1.1 libfreerdp-dev
       libfreerdp-gdi1.1 libfreerdp-locale1.1 (23 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 60475
     Bug Report URL:

   gnat-gps (#496905), requested 3703 days ago
     Description: co-maintainer needed
     Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
     Installations reported by Popcon: 492
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-caffeine (#891457), requested 235 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to keep your computer awake
     Installations reported by Popcon: 364
     Bug Report URL:

   gnome-shell-extension-top-icons-plus (#891458), requested 235 days ago
     Description: GNOME Shell extension to move system tray icons to top
     Installations reported by Popcon: 523
     Bug Report URL:

   gnucash (#910059), requested 16 days ago
     Description: personal and small-business financial-accounting
     Reverse Depends: gnucash python-gnucash
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2830
     Bug Report URL:

   grub2 (#248397), requested 5274 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 (39 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 197526
     Bug Report URL:

   heimdal (#849325), requested 662 days ago
     Description: Heimdal Kerberos
     Reverse Depends: heimdal-clients heimdal-clients-x heimdal-dbg
       heimdal-dev heimdal-kcm heimdal-kdc heimdal-multidev heimdal-servers
       heimdal-servers-x libafsauthent2 (24 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 21584
     Bug Report URL:

   hfsprogs (#557892), requested 3249 days ago
     Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1827
     Bug Report URL:

   javaparser (#820471), requested 923 days ago
     Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
     Reverse Depends: umlet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 824
     Bug Report URL:

   jmol (#719330), requested 1895 days ago
     Description: Molecular Viewer
     Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava4.0-java
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1239
     Bug Report URL:

   jove (#470185), requested 3875 days ago
     Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
     Installations reported by Popcon: 373
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 3526 days ago
     Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
     Reverse Depends: check-mk-multisite
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4767
     Bug Report URL:

   libreoffice (#419523), requested 4203 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 (198 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 99076
     Bug Report URL:

   libteam (#743212), requested 1662 days ago
     Description: library for controlling team network device
     Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
     Installations reported by Popcon: 90031
     Bug Report URL:

   linphone (#880926), requested 347 days ago
     Description: SIP softphone - graphical client
     Reverse Depends: kopete liblinphone++9 liblinphone-dev liblinphone5
       libmediastreamer-base3 libmediastreamer-dev libortp-dev linphone
       linphone-dbg linphone-nogtk
     Installations reported by Popcon: 20034
     Bug Report URL:

   logcheck (#539944), requested 3362 days ago
     Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
     Reverse Depends: logcheck logster
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4347
     Bug Report URL:

   ltsp (#895057), requested 195 days ago
     Description: network booted thin and fat clients
     Reverse Depends: ltsp-client ltsp-server-standalone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 336
     Bug Report URL:

   munin (#655889), requested 2469 days ago
     Description: please help with maintenance
     Reverse Depends: groonga-munin-plugins mailping munin munin-async
       munin-libvirt-plugins munin-node munin-plugins-btrfs
       munin-plugins-core munin-plugins-extra munin-plugins-java (1 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11778
     Bug Report URL:

   mysql-workbench (#910052), requested 16 days ago
     Description: visual database modeling, administration and queuing
     Reverse Depends: mysql-workbench
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4003
     Bug Report URL:

   nas (#354174), requested 4620 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: acm alsaplayer-nas gbsplay isdnvboxclient
       libaudio-dev libqtgui4 mpg123 mplayer mplayer-gui nas (4 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 110003
     Bug Report URL:

   nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 1857 days ago
     Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1242
     Bug Report URL:

   nn (#470187), requested 3875 days ago
     Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 63
     Bug Report URL:

   ntp (#855342), requested 609 days ago
     Description: Network Time Protocol programs
     Reverse Depends: bwctl-server freeipa-server lava ltsp-client
       openstack-cloud-services openstack-compute-node plinth
     Installations reported by Popcon: 62102
     Bug Report URL:

   openldap (#512360), requested 3558 days ago
     Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
     Reverse Depends: 389-admin 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev
       389-ds-base-libs 389-dsgw adcli alpine anope aolserver4-nsldap
       apache2-bin (201 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 199029
     Bug Report URL:

   openssl (#332498), requested 4760 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 (956 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 199444
     Bug Report URL:

   openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 2310 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: 5
     Bug Report URL:

   pgpool2 (#772047), requested 1414 days ago
     Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
     Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 pgpool2-dbg
       postgresql-10-pgpool2 postgresql-11-pgpool2 postgresql-9.5-pgpool2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 140
     Bug Report URL:

   php-horde-core (#686007), requested 2243 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: 175
     Bug Report URL:

   phpmyadmin (#879741), requested 358 days ago
     Description: MySQL web administration tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 17776
     Bug Report URL:

   pngquant (#863328), requested 511 days ago
     Description: PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image optimising
     Installations reported by Popcon: 723
     Bug Report URL:

   proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 3509 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
       (3 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7979
     Bug Report URL:

   pulseaudio (#743303), requested 1661 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 (196 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 130535
     Bug Report URL:

   pyrrd (#876679), requested 389 days ago
     Installations reported by Popcon: 37
     Bug Report URL:

   qbzr (#848879), requested 667 days ago
     Description: Graphical interface for Bazaar using the Qt toolkit
     Reverse Depends: bzr-explorer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 147
     Bug Report URL:

   rst2pdf (#876681), requested 389 days ago
     Description: ReportLab-based reStructuredText to PDF renderer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 405
     Bug Report URL:

   samba (#814382), requested 980 days ago
     Description: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
     Reverse Depends: backuppc caja-share cifs-utils ctdb freeipa-server
       freeipa-server-trust-ad freeradius fusesmb gadmin-samba
       gnome-control-center (53 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 135271
     Bug Report URL:

   smokeping (#824712), requested 883 days ago
     Description: latency logging and graphing system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 820
     Bug Report URL:

   spamassassin (#676314), requested 2325 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: 9731
     Bug Report URL:

   sparkleshare (#901994), requested 119 days ago
     Description: distributed collaboration and sharing tool
     Installations reported by Popcon: 123
     Bug Report URL:

   swi-prolog (#896458), requested 180 days ago
     Description: ISO/Edinburgh-style Prolog interpreter
     Reverse Depends: elpa-ediprolog libppl-swi logol-bin pakcs spark
       swi-prolog swi-prolog-bdb swi-prolog-java swi-prolog-odbc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1777
     Bug Report URL:

   torbrowser-launcher (#796295), requested 1154 days ago
     Description: helps download, update and run the Tor Browser Bundle
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2395
     Bug Report URL:

   vpnc (#818547), requested 945 days ago
     Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
     Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 10099
     Bug Report URL:

See for more information.