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Re: Bug#655618: ITP: nx-libs -- NX protocol libraries and binaries

Mike Gabriel schrieb am Freitag, den 13. Januar 2012:

> Hi Alex,
> On Fr 13 Jan 2012 08:55:17 CET Alexander Wirt wrote:
> >brian m. carlson schrieb am Friday, den 13. January 2012:
> >
> >>On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 12:57:37AM +0100, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> >>> On Fr 13 Jan 2012 00:37:57 CET Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> >>> >forked monolithic X.org 6.9 source tree.
> >>>
> >>> This is indeed the case.
> >>
> >>I can't speak for the ftpmasters and Security Team, but honestly I can't
> >>see why they would allow this in the archive or in any stable release,
> >>respectively.
> >Indeed, we had this discussions a few years ago where I started the NX
> >packaging group. NX in its current state with the embedded code copys won't
> >be accepted by ftpmasters. That was stated clearly.
> >
> >Alex
> Is that the code in nx-X11/extras? Or the full nx-X11 tree?
the latter. afair the first didn't existed to that time.
> Note that we have tested loads of different build variants against
> Xorg 7. The highest stability (which is virtually no session crashes
> anymore) we ever achieved is by the way we currently build the code
> as one monolith.
This is not about stability. It is about being able to distribute it.
ftpmasters already said "no" to nx and I don't think anything changed since

Alexander Wirt, formorer@formorer.de 
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