[Pkg-running-devel] Bug#885475: pytrainer: Depends on unmaintained pygtk

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Thu Dec 28 14:51:53 UTC 2017

forwarded 885475 https://github.com/pytrainer/pytrainer/issues/106
tags 885475 upstream

Quoting Jeremy Bicha (jbicha at debian.org):
> Source: pytrainer
> Version: 1.11.0-1
> Severity: important
> User: pkg-gnome-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Usertags: oldlibs pygtk
> Tags: sid buster
> pygtk is unmaintained upstream. It has not had a release since GNOME 3
> was released in 2011.
> The way forward is to port your app to use GObject Introspection
> bindings (and gtk3).
> For more information on GObject Introspection see [1] and [2].
> Please try to do this before the Buster release as we're going to
> try to remove pygtk this cycle.
> If you have any question don't hesitate to ask.
> [1] https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GObjectIntrospection
> [2] https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/PyGObject
> On behalf of the Debian GNOME team,
> Jeremy Bicha


It's likely that, as with the recent issue with pytrainer depending on
obsolete python-wekbit, this issue stays unfixed for quite a while.

Nothing that I can really fix myself, unfortunately. I'm much more
running than hacking nowadays.

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