Re: Bug#14648: xlockmore: Request to link xlockmore with mesa (openGL)
On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Scott> Leave it open as a request for a seperate xlockmore-mesa
> Scott> (xlockmore-gl) package instead then.
> Not so fast please. I am the maintainer of this package. I decided to close
> the bugreport.
And I'm the person who filed the bug, and I'm not satisfied that it is
dealt with. My apologies for hauling this onto debian-devel now, but this
feels like the pine bug, where the maintainer is ignoring what the
reporter believes to be a legitimate problem. If you never want to deal
with it, leave it in the bug system (I believe I tagged it as priority
wishlist, and will happily do so if such is not the case). That won't
prevent someone else from dealing with it if they want to.
> Scott> It shouldn't be too difficult to build a rules file to compile it
> Scott> both ways. I could fork a seperate package, but I'm not too
> Scott> enthused with the idea of 2 copies of the same source code in the
> Scott> archive.
> That is not the point. The point is that we don't need a mesa xlock. If you
> want a private copy, fine. You know how to build one.
Yes, I know. However, I'm a maintainer and a programmer. The average
Debian user may not.
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