[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: lyx

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 06:11:05PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh said
> >From memory, lyx is a major mess that FTBFS with gcc4 in very horripilant
> ways, uses yada, and is otherwise NMU-unfriendly IMHO.  But it has been some
> time since I tried to build it.
> It is also outdated (1.3.6 is available upstream since July, 16th).  Maybe
> the new upstream version has better code and will compile cleanly with gcc
> 4.

1.3.6 compiles cleanly with gcc 4.0, yes (aside from #328684).

> IMHO lyx really needs new extra blood maintaining it, and maybe even to be
> repackaged from scratch.  Sorry, I do not have enough time to tack such a
> major cleanup in such a complex application right now, or I'd be offering
> myself (I like lyx a lot and use it for my texts as much as I can).

Sorry about the delay, but it has been repackaged from scratch to use
debhelper (though debian/rules is still kinda gross, patches welcome).


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: