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Re: Porting SAX2

On Fri, 2001-10-05 at 13:58, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Is anyone willing to port SaX2 from SuSE to Debian? The software is
> GPLed and is very popular for beginners. Since I don't see anything
> comparable on Debian (*), we may port this.
> ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/7.2/suse/zq1/sax.spm
> (*) xf86cfg crashes on starting GUI, or when it starts though, it is
> often unuseable when the mouse is not detected (the mouse emulation is
> broken, IMO). "-textmode" has limited options, and no auto-detection
> (config must be fixed manually). xf86config is okay, and the config is
> mostly useable after editing one or two parts manually. All this is not
> good for beginners, and since XF86Setup and anXious are gone, what
> should they use?

What's so bad about the current debconf interface?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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