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Re: kompmgr

On Sat March 26 2005 11:09, Dennie Bastiaan wrote:
> On Saturday 26 March 2005 01:45, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > * Benjamin Kudria [Fri, 25 Mar 2005 15:52:42 -0500]:
> > > Is there a reason kompmgr isn't included in the repository?  I
> > > understand that the packages are built with an XFree environment in
> > > mind, but if kompmgr is included anyway, XFree users won't experience
> > > breakage, they'll just get a 'go and get the latest xorg' message in
> > > the translucency settings dialog. But Xorg users (like me) will get the
> > > full benefit.  could kompmgr please be included?
> >
> >   It seems to me that kompmgr needs some headers from the X.org version
> >   to get compiled (see [1]), so it can't be compiled in an XFree
> >   environment.
> Another reason why debian should be including the x.org xserver as soon as
> possible. The same problem exists for new metacity-features which are
> prototyped in luminocity.

This has been discussed at length elsewhere. Debian will (for better or for 
worse) wait until Sarge is released to move to XOrg. Some favor waiting for 
the modular tree. Said tree doesn't officially exist yet, but hopefully will 

I'm impatient too :)


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