Re: Work in progress on new packages
Martin Alonso Soto Jacome <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm currently working on two new pieces of software for Debian:
> - WXWindows: (http://web.ukonline.co.uk/julian.smart/wxwin/) a
> portable GUI toolkit for C++. An application written with it can
> be compiled for M$ Windows, XView and Motif without changing
> anything (or at least that's what the author claims). It includes
> most common widgets (texts, checkboxes, radio buttons and the
> like) as well as a nice help facility that allows to write a
> single help file that can later be browsed both under Windoze and
> under UNIX.
> I plan to initially create precompiled packages for XView (I don't
> have Motif) but I could produce Motif packages as well, if
> somebody owning Motif is willing to help me.
We're beginning to see more and more Motif programs linked against
Lesstif in the distribution. You could try substituting it in. I
notice there's a new release (0.77) of Lesstif for Debian. Get the
Lesstif source if you're on a dialup, since it's smaller - it compiles
cleanly (did for me).
Lesstif aims to be source compatible to Motif 1.2 (binary
compatibility may be an added bonus). See http://www.hungry.org for
more details on Lesstif.
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