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Bug 629050 - media-gfx/ufraw Replace with fork: nUFRaw
Summary: media-gfx/ufraw Replace with fork: nUFRaw
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Graphics Project
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Reported: 2017-08-27 11:31 UTC by DrSlony
Modified: 2019-07-08 14:06 UTC (History)
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Description DrSlony 2017-08-27 11:31:35 UTC
UFRaw is dead but there is a forked continuation called nUFRaw:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/nufraw/files/
Comment 1 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2017-09-11 20:36:55 UTC
I've added a version to my overlay, feel free to test it from there. I can add id to the main tree if it works for you.
Comment 2 DrSlony 2017-09-12 07:09:51 UTC
I don't use it myself, just wanted to bring this to Gentoo's attention.
Comment 3 Hubert Kowalski 2017-12-10 15:57:41 UTC
I tried to check ufraw vs nufraw.

So far: ufraw is more well-known, however it still used CVS which got disabled on sourceforge long time ago. No new commits, and so on. On top of that, project lead/maintainer said: https://sourceforge.net/p/ufraw/discussion/434060/thread/30b4249b/

It would be best if nufraw dev took over ufraw, as ufraw still receives lots of attention. I think the reason why nufraw didn't took over ufraw is because it was started before ufraw actually died.

Maybe best way here would be to introduce media-gfx/nufraw, and all packages depending on ufraw turn into (ufraw | nufraw), recommend using nufraw etc? And then phase out ufraw in favor of nufraw.