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Re: [alpine-aports] I will be temporarily unable to maintain packages this summer

From: Jiri Horner <>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:26:29 +0200

On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 07:45:58PM +0200, Natanael Copa wrote:
>Thank you for letting us know. We will try look after them meanwhile.
>While at it, xiphos has a build time dependency of webkitgtk-dev. Could
>you check if there are some way to replace that with webkit2gtk?
>(webkit2, api 4.0). If not possible, is upstream working on it?
>I'd like to get rid of webkitgtk, but evolution, geary, handbreak and
>xiphos still needs it.

Arch have some builds with webkit2gtk [0]. Problem is that then you also need a
gtkhtml4 for editing or something, which by itself is maybe even more obsolete
than webkit. But it is arguably more lightweight. It would be the best, if it
could work without gtkhtml.

>> Long explanation: I'll be busy making hay, running a steamer-baler
>> near Alturas.
>> The schedule is sunset till the dew's too heavy, and sunrise till the
>> temperature hits about 100 (F, not C); this works out to 12-14 hours a
>> day, every day, until the rain starts falling. That ends somewhere
>> around mid-October.
>Sounds fun!




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