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Re: Latest version of fvwm packaged

On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 10:02:49 +0100, Lukas Ruf <ruf@rawip.org> said: 

>> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> [2003-11-11 09:58]:
>> Hi,
>> The development branch of fvwm is nearing a stable release, and has
>> had a huge number of new features. The maintainer has been very
>> reluctant to package this branch, even in a people.debian.org
>> repository, so I decided to package FVWM 2.5.8 for myself; and I
>> have decided to share this with others as well. The packages are
>> lintian clean, and can be found at:
>> deb http://people.debian.org/~srivasta/ packages/ deb-src
>> http://people.debian.org/~srivasta/ packages/source/
>> There have been significant new features in the 2.5.X series, and
>> just the GNOME 2 compatibility should be enough to require this in
>> Sarge.
>> These packages were configured as follows (I see no reason not to
>> allow rplay and xrender compatibility in fvwm). As you can see
>> below, I have included as many of the features as I could.

> can I simply update to the new packages by inserting the
> deb-statements into my /etc/apt/sources.list ?
> I'm running unstable.

	That's the way it is supposed to work.  Please remember that
 you may have to tweak your ~/.fvwm2rc scripts, since a number of new
 features have been added, and some things have changed.

Quote from telephone inquiry "We're only hiring one summer intern this
year and we won't start interviewing candidates for that position
until the Boss' daughter finishes her summer classes."
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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