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RFS: viewglob -- A graphical display of directories referenced at the shell prompt

Hi all,

I am seeking a sponsor for viewglob.  The ITP is at
http://bugs.debian.org/269445 and the home page is at
http://viewglob.sourceforge.net/ .  License is GPL plus a few
BSD-licensed files.

Description follows:
Viewglob complements the Unix shell by presenting a graphical display
showing the contents of directories referenced on the command line,
including the current directory.  The display also shows results of file
globs and expansions as they are typed, with selected files and possible
name completions highlighted.

Viewglob currently only supports the Bourne-Again Shell (bash), although
zsh support is planned for the future.  It should work with any X-based
terminal emulator (xterm, gnome-terminal, konsole, etc.).

The package is lintian- and linda-clean except for two false positives.
 There is a lintian error "shell-script-fails-syntax-check", which is
due to the lintian check being made without bash's extglob option turned
on; I have added a lintian override for this.  The other false positive
is a warning that x-terminal-emulator is in the menu file but not
contained in the package.

Debianized source code can be obtained here:
deb-src http://borex.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/ unstable main
(apt-get source viewglob)

or downloaded directly from:


Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@princeton.edu>   Physics Department
WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/    Princeton University
GPG public key ID: 4F83C751                 Princeton, NJ 08544

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