[Slackbuilds-users] python-xlib

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 13:09:12 UTC 2018

2018-03-13 6:23 GMT+01:00 orbea at fredslev.dk <orbea at fredslev.dk>:
> Hi,
> I am maintaining the python3-xlib build script which when I first
> submitted it was distinct from python-xlib which was already in the
> repo. However at some point this changed and python3 support was added
> to the main python-xlib upstream. Consequently my requirement for it in
> pyewmh and caffeine-ng is now python-xlib rather than python3-xlib
> which has not received any updates upstream since.
> The problem is that the python-xlib at SBo is rather out of date, lacks
> python3 support and when I contacted the maintainer with the e-mail in
> the .info file I received a mailer-daemon reply saying the address no
> longer exists.
> If anyone knows how to contact the maintainer that would be helpful. If
> needed I can take over python-xlib which should replace python3-xlib.

IMHO it's perfectly fine for you to take over python-xlib as its
maintainer is completely inactive since eight years.

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