Bug#51018: marked as done (/etc/X11/xaw-wrappers.conf is gone and no replacement is evident)
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and subject line closing nextaw and xaw-wrappers bug reports
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From: Daniel Martin <Daniel.Martin@jhu.edu>
Subject: /etc/X11/xaw-wrappers.conf is gone and no replacement is evident
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/etc/X11/xaw-wrappers.conf was easy to understand - I _knew_ how to set
things up so that, for example, eximon didn't use the xaw3d widgets.
The comments in the config. file told me all I needed to know.
Now, not only is the process more complex (see bug 38126), there's no
documentation on what a local system administrator should do. There's
documentation for packagers, but what if a packager got it wrong, or a
system administrator has locally installed programs that need wrapping?
There needs to be an option for the local administrator to designate
packages for wrapping, and that method needs documenting. At the very
least, I would expect a message to the effect of "there is currently
no method for allowing the local system administrator to designate
files to be wrapped..." to appear somewhere, preferably in the
README.Debian file or the update-xaw-wrappers man page.
-- System Information
Debian Release: potato
Kernel Version: Linux cush 2.2.13 #2 Sun Nov 7 23:06:28 EST 1999 i586 unknown
Versions of the packages xaw-wrappers depends on:
ii perl-5.005 5.005.03-4 Larry Wall's Practical Extracting and Report
^^^ (Provides virtual package perl5)
perl Not installed or no info
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From: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
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Subject: closing nextaw and xaw-wrappers bug reports
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nextaw and xaw-wrappers are not in debian anymore (except for stable),
and so I am just going to close these bug reports.
see shy jo