Subject: Re: Nethack - x11tiles
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/26/2000 11:25:37
Julian Coleman wrote:

> Rediscovered nethack (after playing the Atari version in the dim and distant
> past).  Installed the X11 version.  No pretty graphics ;-(
> So, nethack-lib is built without xpm and builds and installs x11tiles in
> 'nethack' format.  Then, nethack-x11 is built with xpm and can't parse the
> tiles file.
> I thought about moving the x11tiles file out of nethack-lib and into
> nethack-x11.  But then what about the qt (and gnome) frontends?  The other
> alternative was to make nethack-lib depend on xpm, which I didn't think was
> very good for nethack-tty.
> Thoughts?

What about a separate nethack-x11tiles that the -x11 and -qt packages
depend on, but -tty doesn't?  But then, I prefer tty mode :-)

Simon Burge                            <>
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