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Re: congratulations to the X team!!

On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 07:21:28PM +0200, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
> Also congratulation from me too. I thought of many think that whould be
> broken but only few packages I liked very much did not work anymore as
> they need xlibmesa-glu:
> xine
> openuniverse
> planetpenguin-racer
> audacity
> flightgear
> ssystem
> stellarium
> xscreensaver-gl

> I will try to make a dummy-package which provides xlibmesa-glu and
> depends on libglu1-xorg. ;-)

Why do people think that xorg broke library dependencies for our
entertainment, and that patching over the dependencies is an ok solution?
The package name changed because it is *not* *compatible*.  No one said the
C++ transition was supposed to be fun, did they?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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