Subject: Re: wm/pwm and wm/ion cannot coexist
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2005 20:38:54
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On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 08:24:47PM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 09:29:01AM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > Can it be installed as bin/pwm2 and man1/pwm2.1? (My preference.) Or
> > can regular pwm be installed as bin/pwm1.  The pwm webpage mentions
> > PWM2 and PWM1.
> Yeah, and mentions pwm1 is no longer maintained.

it's really very simple, with a fixed set of features, in perfectly
working condition.

> > But Debian's ion3 (20050116-1) package and Gentoo's ion3-20050116
> > install "bin/pwm3" (like our pkgsrc ion3-devel).
> Yes, that's because Tuomo wants to allow both ion2 and ion3 on the
> same system.
> > Gentoo's ion ion2-20040729 installs bin/pwm2 and man/man1/pwm2.1.
> Well, "good for them".
> As for me, I would just remove pwm.  Lubomir, you have an opinion
> about it?

why, yes, i do.  i use it on all my machines with X installed.  i know
about few other people who use it from pkgsrc.

i am all for renaming pwm from ion2 to pwm2, there i no real reason they
should conflict.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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