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Re: Bug#220347: ITP: xlibs-freedesktop -- X libraries (client-side) from freedesktop



On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 01:44:54PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 02:04:24PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > * Package name    : xlibs-freedesktop
> >   Version         : (unreleased)
> >   Upstream Author : Jim Gettys <jg@freedesktop.org>, and other
> >                     freedesktop.org hackers
> > * URL             : http://xlibs.freedesktop.org
> > * License         : MIT/X11
> >   Description     : X libraries (client-side) from freedesktop
> > 
> > The freedesktop.org X client-side libraries (originally from XFree86),
> > are a collection of various essential client-side libraries for using
> > X11; these are a replacement for the XFree86 libraries that currently
> > reside under the 'xlibs' package.
> > 
> > This will not be able to be uploaded until the xlibs build is separated
> > from that of the rest of XFree86; maintainence will fall under the
> > auspices of the X Strike Force (as will that of xserver-freedesktop).
> 
> If these constituent libraries aren't going to be released in lockstep
> with each other, it doesn't make sense to put them all in one source
> package.
> 
> Aren't these in separate modules in freedesktop.org's CVS?

Yeah, they are; I haven't decided upon the shape of these packages yet.
I haven't even thought about it, to be honest - been too busy with work,
etc.

-- 
Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian X Strike Force:                    http://people.debian.org/~branden/xsf/

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