Proposal: retire lesstif in f24 and beyond

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Fri Oct 2 11:49:42 UTC 2015

On 02.10.2015 13:33, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> Lesstif being basically dead upstream and motif being available, I think
> it's probably time to retire lesstif.  I've migrated the remaining
> packages still using it I could find in rawhide:
> xbae
> mesa-libGLw
> ski
> Inventor
> grass
> If anyone knows of other packages using it, please let me know and I can
> migrate them.  If anyone objects to retiring lesstif, also let me know,
> and why you feel that way.  If there are no major objections by Monday
> I'll retire lesstif then, and repair any broken dependencies that were
> missed.
> Thanks!
> -j

I have have installed nedit on my F23 box, and this pkg needs lesstif, 
and it won't install with motif!

Kind regards

Joachim Backes


Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three)

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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