[openbox] I rewrote obmenu to omit removal due to deprecation

Christian K. waffenklang at gmail.com
Sun May 3 06:01:41 EDT 2020

Am So., 3. Mai 2020 um 07:36 Uhr schrieb Mikael Magnusson <mikachu at gmail.com

> On 5/3/20, sunnycemetery at gmail.com <sunnycemetery at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2020-05-02, 00:12, Christian K.:
> >> ... the old one has dependencies (python2.7, pygtk) which will cause
> >> removal from some major distros.
> >
> > This is a serious problem.  Thank you for addressing it.
> >
> >> I would love to see this become a replacement of the old tool. But I
> >> don't know how to achieve this.
> >
> > You came to the right place.  If you don't get a response, you might try
> > pinging Mikachu in #openbox on OFTC.
> I am, as far as I know, not involved at all with obmenu development,
> nor am I a distro package maintainer. Therefore, pinging me will not
> do much to help you. Hopefully some people who are interested are
> still reading this mailing list though :)

Thank you for your responses.

>From your experience working with distro maintainers, would you say it is
worth contacting individual maintainers directly?
e.g. I work with gentoo and due to the nature of portage, I have the
contact information of the maintainer who blocked the obmenu package.
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