Should tct be removed from the archive?

Michael Prokop mika at
Wed Aug 3 11:25:20 UTC 2011

* Julien Valroff [Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 07:40:17PM +0200]:
> Le lundi 01 août 2011 à 12:09:54 (+0200 CEST), Christophe Monniez a écrit :

> > > I am working on fixing the RC bug on tct and discover that the upstream
> > > development was stopped. On the homepage [0], it is clearly stated sleuthkit
> > > is an official replacement.

> > > Considering sleuthkit is in the archive, and that the popcon score of tct
> > > [1] is very low, I think tct should be removed from Debian.

> > > As I use neither tct nor sleuthkit, there might be features in the first
> > > package which aren't in the second.

> > I agree that TCT shoud be removed from the archive.
> > I never use it in my "forensics" work, I use sleuthkit instead.

> Do you all agree for this?

IMO yes.

We then could finally drop the *-sleuthkit suffix in all the
sleuthkit commands which conflicted with tct.

> If so, I will be able to request for its removal within a few days.

Thanks, appreciated!

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