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Re: Open Motif

Colin Watson wrote:
> It seems to me that this requirement is a relic of the times before
> OpenMotif was packaged. At that point it was sensible to require
> statically linked versions of Motif applications so that Debian users
> could use them without having to get hold of a version of Motif
> themselves.
> While it still makes sense for OSF/Motif, I think this requirement is
> obsolete for OpenMotif. Can anyone in the policy group comment on this?

See bug #91261. This was discussed, there was some uncertainty of some
minor points and it fizzled out without being reflected in policy.
It's clear that there's really no gain to statically linking with
OpenMotif though.

see shy jo

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