Re: Testversion of synaptic 0.50 available
It crashes when I try to view the changelog of a package.
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 12:45 +0200, Michael Vogt wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> As some of you may know synaptic is a graphical frontend for apt. It
> tries to be easy to use, good looking but still appealing for advanced
> The upcoming version 0.50 has some nice new features. The GUI is
> reworked and simpler, nicer and more HIG compliant. And a lot of code
> in the internal engine was cleaned up. See a screenshot here:
> We would like to ask for some user testing now. It's fairly stable for
> us developers already. You can download a tarball from
> A debian package is apt-get-able (or synaptic get-able :) when you add
> this line to your sources.list (build against debian/sid):
> deb http://people.debian.org/~mvo/synaptic/0.50 ./
> If you build from source, it is recommended to build the debian
> version with --with-vte as terminal output system. A build against
> gtk2.4 is highly recommended as gtk2.4 has a "fixed-height" mode that
> makes the GtkTreeView widget much faster.
> I'm also interessted in feedback from people with slower machines. I
> would love to know how the performance compares between 0.48 and 0.50
> on such systems.
> Known problems:
> - debtags support not ported yet (help welcome)
> - package submenu not sensitive (actions like "install" are always
> shown but not always available)
> - documentation is not up-to-date
> - most translations not complete
> - some ngettext issues
> Please send any suggestions, bugreports, backtraces, etc to the list
> or to me directly.
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