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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004974Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2021-07-07 15:07
Reporterrhertzog Assigned Torhertzog  
PrioritylowSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Version2018.3 
Fixed in Version2021.2 
Summary0004974: Ensure cherrytree goes back to Debian testing

We have forked cherrytree because it has been removed from Debian testing due to its usage of an obsolete package: python-gtksourceview2

This is bug

Unfortunately upstream never managed to port the code to the gobject-introspection version of the libraries:

He is mostly stuck on this limitation of GTK+ and their Python bindings:

Due to this, he started to rewrite the application in C++ with gtkmm. The work is slowly progressing in the "future" directory of the master branch. The author shares some updates from time to time in




2019-01-15 14:41

administrator   ~0010219

As of today, the C++ port is not ready, though it should be able to work in read-only mode (displaying content) according to



2021-07-07 15:07

administrator   ~0014896

cherrytree 0.99.30+dfsg-1 is back in testing

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-09-11 14:12 rhertzog New Issue
2018-09-11 14:12 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2018-09-11 14:12 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2019-01-15 14:40 rhertzog Description Updated
2019-01-15 14:41 rhertzog Note Added: 0010219
2019-12-12 09:10 rhertzog Priority normal => low
2021-07-07 15:07 rhertzog Status assigned => resolved
2021-07-07 15:07 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed
2021-07-07 15:07 rhertzog Fixed in Version => 2021.2
2021-07-07 15:07 rhertzog Note Added: 0014896