Hi, * Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-08-02 19:15]: > Nico Golde wrote: > > dvisvga: Tag: interface::svga, role::program, scope::utility, use::viewing, works-with::text, works-with-format::dvi > > luxman: Tag: game::arcade, interface::svga, interface::x11, role::program, use::gameplaying, x11::application > > lxdoom-svga: Tag: game::arcade, interface::3d, role::program, use::gameplaying > > svncviewer: Tag: interface::svga, network::client, role::program, use::login, use::viewing > > thrust: Tag: game::arcade, interface::svga, junior::arcade, role::program, use::gameplaying > > These at least clearly use svgalib. True. I didn't check them all in detail, just saw lots of them had interface::x11 and I thought all these packages can't be really have buggy menu files :) > > When looking at the tags it doesn't look like the programs can't run in an X > > terminal. I tried worms from bsdgames, cadubi and pinball (randomly picked) and they all > > worked flawless in my aterm. > > I may have had a reason to make worms needs=vc. IIRC it locks up certian > dumb terminals due to spewing so much data at the terminal. However my > reasons for doing it has been lost in the mists of 1995 and I reverted > it. Hehe > A lintian test for needs=vc programs that are not linked with svgalib > or directfb would be nice. Oh that is a good idea. I will file a wishlist bug. Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - email@example.com - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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