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Re: RFS: xshisen_1.51-2 --- Shisen-sho game for X11

"Zak B. Elep" <zakame@spunge.org> wrote:

> Hi again! :d
> On 2/21/06, Justin Pryzby <justinpryzby@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> Really?  Your response here:
>> http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2006/02/msg00275.html
>> seems to indicate that you fixed the package not to crash by
>> distributing the file.  Of course the file should be distributed.  But
>> even if it isn't, the program should be written to not crash,
>> hopefully in a graceful way (eg using errorx() rather than assert()).
> Heh, I didn't get my point clearly across.  Sorry for the malaprop. ;)
> What I meant was that, during the building of the updated xshisen, I
> found that xshisen won't start because it can't find its pixmaps,
> since it looks for these in /usr/share/xshisen , when in fact I
> installed those in /usr/share/games/xshisen .  Naturally I had to fix
> the debian/rules to correct this.  No files were removed or not
> distributed in the resulting deb.

It's still unclear to me whether "won't start" means "Tells the user it
won't start without these files" or rather "Crashes".

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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