On Sat, 2019-03-16 at 09:31 +0000, James Le Cuirot wrote: > On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:23:00 +0100 > Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > > # Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org> (15 Mar 2019) > > # Last reverse dependency of dev-libs/libgcrypt-1.5* (#656378). Current > > # version is outdated, maintainer is MIA and the new versions are > > # in distro-unfriendly AppImage format (#661740). > > # Removal in 30 days. Bug #677486. > > dev-util/staruml-bin > > =dev-libs/libgcrypt-1.5* > > I don't care about staruml-bin but libgcrypt is one of those legacy > libraries that would be helpful to keep around for older proprietary > software that is not in the tree. In particular, it is used by > Half-Life 2 and Portal, not exactly obscure games. It is included in > the Steam runtime but we highly recommend against using that because it > causes many issues.
I don't understand why would you want to run some proprietary native executables requiring obsolete libraries on your system when HL2 works perfectly via wine, and gets a nice performance boost via Gallium Nine. > If you want me to maintain this version then I can do that. If it's > otherwise causing real issues by being in the tree then I could move it > to steam-overlay but I'd rather not. There may be non-Steam use cases. Yeah, moving to Steam overlay is what I'd suggest. However, you want to talk to crypto@ people since they flagged it for removal. -- Best regards, Michał Górny
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