[xmonad] 0.5 and packages
dons at galois.com
Thu Dec 6 20:57:55 EST 2007
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> From: Joachim Breitner <nomeata at debian.org>
> To: xmonad at haskell.org
> Subject: Re: [xmonad] 0.5 and packages
> Am Donnerstag, den 06.12.2007, 16:51 -0800 schrieb Don Stewart:
> > Has anyone attempted to try out packing up the release candidates for
> > xmonad, for their favourite package systems?
> > http://xmonad.org/xmonad.xml (for details)
> > The process of packaging should be a lot simpler now -- as xmonad the
> > binary can be reconfigured without recompiling, making the package
> > maintainers job simpler.
> > However, it would still be good to get some feedback on packaging before
> > the release. Particular from the high profile package systems -- debian,
> > gentoo et al.
> Well, I acted preparationally:
> (Bug against libghc6-x11-dev, maintained by Ian Lynagh, to packate the
> new version of X11).
Yep, we'll need X11 1.4
> Once that is done, I’ll have a look at the new release, which probably
> already obsoletes what I have done with xmonad-rebuild in the last
> release :-)
Yes, xmonad-rebuild and similar scripts won't be required now.
There will still be a runtime dependency on GHC, as usual. Also,
X11-extras no longer is used (instead, X11 1.4.0)
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