Re: Intent to package wterm
On Wed, Jan 27, 1999 at 08:17:39AM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 1999 at 01:06:34AM -0800, Adam Klein wrote:
> > wterm is another Rxvt hack. It is designed for use with Window Maker,
> > although it will work fine with any window manager. It includes
> > transparency, N*XTStep-like scroll bars, and colored shading.
> Yes!!! Someone bit!!! <g>
> A word of caution Adam: PLEASE check out the diff for rxvt. You'll find
> a) There are lots of patches
> b) Not every patch has been incorporated to upstream rxvt source (read the
> colourful comments on the debianized source)
Hmm? I got the source from the Largo's site, and it's not distributed as
a patch, but a full source tree. Have these patches been included
upstream? I'm packaging anonymous coder's version, rather than Alfredo.
> c) Debian's version of rxvt and upstream's new version don't like each
> other AT ALL from the patch POV.
Debian's version is pretty old. It's based on the last "stable" version,
but it's been extensively patched.