Proposal: retire lesstif in f24 and beyond

Jon Ciesla limburgher at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 12:26:08 UTC 2015


On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 6:49 AM, Joachim Backes <
joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:

> 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
>
>
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I've now rebuilt nedit for f24, and lesstif will still be available for
f23.  Thanks!

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