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Re: [HEADSUP] X11 dependency changes
- From: "Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)" <yselkowitz at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 10:43:05 -0600
- Subject: Re: [HEADSUP] X11 dependency changes
- References: <490FBC33.firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Modular X11 has been pushed into the distro. I need all maintainers of
X11-related packages to update their installation and test their
packages to make sure they still work correctly.
Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
> * Dependencies listed in (parenthesis) are obsolete libraries.
> Compatibility packages for these libraries will be provided in the
> short-term so that nothing breaks, but you should be prepared to rebuild
> your package ASAP after the transition. libXp6 and libdpstk1 are
> disappearing altogether; packages using libXaw8 will depend on libXaw7
> once rebuilt.
> * If your package is installed into /usr/X11R6, be aware that this is
> being removed from PATH in the transition. Please be prepared to
> rebuild your package ASAP after the transition into /usr.
The following is a list of all packages that should be rebuilt (or
possibly updated) ASAP to account for the modular X11 transition:
GraphicsMagick: depends on obsolete libdpstk1; fonts have moved
nedit: needs patch for ARGB visuals 
openbox: in /usr/X11R6
plotutils: depends on obsolete libXaw8
suite3270: x3270 in /usr/X11R6; depends on obsolete libXaw8
tcm: in /usr/X11R6
tetex: tetex-x11 in /usr/X11R6
WindowMaker: in /usr/X11R6
x2x: in /usr/X11R6
Xaw3d: in /usr/X11R6
xmon: in /usr/X11R6; depends on obsolete libXaw8
When you do rebuild/update X11 packages, please make sure you update
your setup.hint's appropriately.
If you have any issues with the new X11, please follow up on the
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