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Re: libXft1 for xorg...

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 11:55:16AM -0600, Jacques Normand wrote:
> During the passage from xfree to xorg, libxft1 has been dropped in favor
> of libXft2. I have no problem with that except that libXft1 is not 
> installable anymore (etch system). It depend on the old xfree packages. 
> It is a problem since I have a few executables which link to this
> library at runtime, and I only have the executables so no recompilation
> possible. (GaussView but that does not matter). Is there a technical reason
> to have dropped the version 1 of the library? Cause xorg is a fork of
> xfree, so I would imagine that at least at the beginning libxft1 was
> present...

I guess that the whole story start there, but why...



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