Debian Bug report logs - #711036
ITP: x11iraf -- Graphical tools to work with IRAF

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is;

Reported by: Ole Streicher <>

Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 08:06:02 UTC

Owned by: Ole Streicher <>

Severity: wishlist

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Subject: ITP: x11iraf -- Graphical tools to work with IRAF
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:03:04 +0200
Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Ole Streicher <>

* Package name    : x11iraf
  Version         : 2.0~BETA
  Upstream Author : National Optical Astronomy Observatories
* URL             :
* License         : MIT, with no-ad clause
  Description     : Graphical tools to work with IRAF

x11iraf provides graphical tools to work with IRAF, notably xgterm and
XImtool. IRAF (Image Reduction and Analysis Facility) is a general
purpose software system for the reduction and analysis of astronomical data.

This was in Debian until ~2004 [1], packaged by Zed Pobre, which then
was removed; mainly due to the licensing problem of IRAF. Since IRAF is
now covered by a DFSG compliant license, it is going to be packaged
now[2], and it makes sense to bring x11iraf back as well.

The package is not 64-bit clean (and probably never will, according to
upstream [3]), so the build will be limited to 32-bit platforms.




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