Re: Testversion of synaptic 0.50 available
On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 01:12:28PM -0700, Link Dupont wrote:
> It crashes when I try to view the changelog of a package.
Thanks. Fixed in our subversion repository. I'll build a new
testversion soon with many of the issues that where reported fixed.
> 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
> > users.
> > 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:
> > http://people.debian.org/~mvo/synaptic/0.50/synaptic-0.50pre1.png
> > We would like to ask for some user testing now. It's fairly stable for
> > us developers already. You can download a tarball from
> > http://people.debian.org/~mvo/synaptic/0.50/synaptic-0.50pre1.tar.gz
> > 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.
> > thanks,
> > Michael
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