[Slackbuilds-users] awesome 3.1.1 ?

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Mon Feb 2 21:27:56 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:26:14 -0500
Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com> wrote:

> As the maintainer of the awesome SlackBuild I have not investigated
> this and do not plan to (and do not plan to update the awesome
> SlackBuild) because of all the changes between awesome2 and
> awesome3.  You probably know this, but awesome3 is completely
> different than awesome2.  Awesome3 is based on lua, has a completely
> different configuration file, and, as you discovered, different
> dependencies (some of which cannot be satisfied without replacing
> stock Slackware packages which I will not do on my systems).

and for this reason, an awesome3 build script is not welcome at this
time.  Maybe for the next Slackware release, which should (assuming
gtk+2 and friends are updated) have a newer cairo version.

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