[Slackbuilds-users] Fwd: AwesomeWM

Patrick J. Volkerding volkerdi at slackware.com
Mon Aug 22 17:16:03 UTC 2011

On 08/22/2011 09:34 AM, Ben Mendis wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Gwenhael Le Moine<
> gwenhael.le.moine at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> 2011/8/22 Arvydas Sidorenko<asido4 at gmail.com>:
>>> Hello,
>>> I don't know if this is a proper way to inform you this, but yeh, all is
>>> said below.
>> Recent versions of Awesome require altering quite a bit of Slackware's
>> packages (from the top of my head: recompile cairo to include xcb
>> support, update xcb-util, startup-notification, ...) which might go
>> against SBo's guidelines
> Is there some way we could ask Pat to include the necessary alterations in
> the next version of Slackware. Alternately, is there a reason these are
> turned off by default?

It isn't going to happen.  cairo-xcb is experimental, and liable to 
always be.

Take care,


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