opera, openMotif and lesstif
sofar at foo-projects.org
Fri Oct 14 04:15:07 UTC 2005
Terry Chan wrote:
>>as tchan always says - use openMotif, it is by fas superior and as we
>>know it - all applications should work with it. For those case that it
>>doesn't, you should file a bugreport first (or check to see if it hasn't
>>been fixed yet in the last day).
>>I have been thinking about an %MOTIF alias to circumvent this problem a
>>bit. Anyone with arguments for or against that should speak up.
>Please no %MOTIF. lesstif really should just be removed from moonbase once
>and for all. I do not believe there are any apps that are lesstif only left
>in moonbase (as soon as florin fixes xawtv).
here you are:
$ grep lesstif /var/state/lunar/depends.cache
xawtv:lesstif:optional:::for motif support
so 1 more than xawtv.
>Opera and Opera-static have already been updated in moonbase to use openMotif
>and no longer depend on lesstif.
>The only reason to leave lesstif in moonbase is to prevent the whiners from
>coming out of the woodwork when and if we finally do ever remove it from
I don't think that ever kept us from doing stuff like that in the past ;^)
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