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Re: Packaging of freenx

* "Roberto C. Sanchez" 

| On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 04:27:58PM +0200, Fabio Tranchitella wrote:
| > On Tue, 07 Jun 2005 at 10:16 -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
| > > I asked a while back (on IRC) about packaging the NX components that are
| > > under the GPL.  Someone pointed me to Fabian's packages in Skole Linux.
| > > Anyhow, those packages are 6 months old and probably not going into
| > > Debian.  Fabian has also not responded to my email.
| > 
| > See #255850, maybe it could give you some information.
| OK.  No activity in more than a year.  The website where the packages
| were offered early in the thread no longer exists.
| If there are no objections, I will take over the ITP.

I talked with Stefan Lippers-Hollmann a few days ago about it and
apart from some technical problems with it (namely that the NX build
system is an interesting case of «let's see how messed-up we can make
this build» and no development package), it's almost ready to go into

I've offered to sponsor him if he needs that and would be interested
in helping out with packaging.  Note that there's a pkg-nx repository
on alioth too, even though it hasn't been used for anything yet.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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