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Bug 640262 - dev-vcs/archway: Requesting last rites
Summary: dev-vcs/archway: Requesting last rites
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Blocks: EAPI3Removal
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Reported: 2017-12-08 15:08 UTC by Harri Nieminen (Moiman)
Modified: 2018-01-26 22:46 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Harri Nieminen (Moiman) 2017-12-08 15:08:21 UTC
Dead upstream. Last release in 2005. Uses EAPI3. Crashes on use.

moiman@gentoo ~ $ archway
*** unhandled exception in callback:
***   Can't use an undefined value as a symbol reference at /usr/share/archway/perllib/Arch/ line 109.
***  ignoring at /usr/share/archway/perllib/ArchWay/ line 134.
archway: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server :0.
moiman@gentoo ~ $ [xcb] Unknown sequence number while processing queue
[xcb] Most likely this is a multi-threaded client and XInitThreads has not been called
[xcb] Aborting, sorry about that.

: /var/tmp/portage/x11-libs/libX11-1.6.5/work/libX11-1.6.5/src/xcb_io.c:259: poll_for_event: Assertion `!xcb_xlib_threads_sequence_lost' failed.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2017-12-27 21:32:38 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 9600b6abaf80099ac96186e78c6a36c20fef8f6d
Author:     David Seifert <>
AuthorDate: 2017-12-27 21:18:58 +0000
Commit:     David Seifert <>
CommitDate: 2017-12-27 21:18:58 +0000

    profiles: mask dev-vcs/archway for removal

 profiles/package.mask | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)}
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-01-26 22:45:48 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 9c3905cc0b5f78a512da72a1687ace5f76ec2f7b
Author:     Mikle Kolyada <>
AuthorDate: 2018-01-26 22:44:29 +0000
Commit:     Mikle Kolyada <>
CommitDate: 2018-01-26 22:44:29 +0000

    dev-vcs/archway: remove last rited package

 dev-vcs/archway/Manifest             |  1 -
 dev-vcs/archway/archway-0.2.1.ebuild | 29 -----------------------------
 dev-vcs/archway/metadata.xml         |  5 -----
 3 files changed, 35 deletions(-)