On 05/02/2020 09:11, Joonas Niilola wrote:
> # Stagnant upstream with latest release from 2016, python2-only, no
> maintainer
> # in Gentoo, no notable ebuild action in years, multiple bugs open. Blocks
> # pygtk removal.
> # Switch to alternatives such as,
> # net-misc/connman, net-misc/dhcpcd, net-misc/netifrc,
> net-misc/NetworkManager
> # and so on. Removal in ~90 days. #
> 90-day removal window due it possibly being used in low-maintenance servers.
> Updated openrc ebuilds to not suggest installing wicd anymore but
> connman instead,
> https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=a1a177f32dc3c792f5fc69f144b1728a705e1fba

The upstream git is alive, it seems it is ported to Python 3,
but not released yet: https://git.launchpad.net/wicd/log/
Its git version is uploaded to Debian experimental:

So I am going to test if wicd-gtk from git works without pygtk and, if it does,
resurrect the ebuild.

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