Finishing the X11R7.5 katamari
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Mon Oct 19 10:51:22 PDT 2009
Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 02/10/2009 20:39, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> (There's a bunch of non-katamari modules that also need releases for
> > compatibility with the new katamari that aren't listed here, but
> > aren't being forgotten.)
> That's good, because from the distro packager perspective, there should
> really be updates for *all* the Xaw apps together with 7.5.
> The problem is that since libXaw-1.0.5, xaw.m4 is no longer shipped.
> While the Xaw apps were updated in git to match, the latest tarball
> releases for many of them still date back to before that time and still
> require those macros. Consequently, the latest releases of those apps
> cannot be built with any stock release of libXaw since last November.
Well, technically they should still build as long as you use the shipped
configure script and don't have to autoreconf, but if you need to patch
the autotool machinery in any way, that is a problem.
Here's what's left on my todo list, based on modules with changes in
git since their last tag:
I'm not including drivers in my list, since there's enough other people
worrying about those. These modules also have some unreleased changes,
but have had recent releases already, so I'm not worrying about them right
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
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