Subject: Re: right place/name for sylpheed-1.9.x ?
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/30/2005 17:47:25
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 17:44:55 +0200
Joel CARNAT <> wrote:

> Hi,
> According to sylpheed-gtk2's homepage, this thread is dead and the
> whole thing has been imported in a new sylpheed branch. I've done a
> quick and dirty pkgsrc for it but don't really know how to name it. As
> I understood sylpheed's homepage, 1.9.x is the beta branch, which will
> become 2.x when stable enough (I guess). A major change is the use of
> GTK2 rather that GTK1.
> As I suppose some people will require to still be able to use gtk1 (for
> performance issue on tiny machine), I'm not sure whether to post my
> pkgsrc as sylpheed, sylpheed2 or sylpheed-gtk2.
> I guess that sylpheed-claws will also be impacted when sylpheed will go
> 2.x, so I'm not sure keeping 1.x as sylpheed (rather than sylpheed1) is
> the nice way to go.
> I see things like evolution, evolution12, evolution14 which seems to
> face the same conflics (evolution is evolution-2.0.4).
> So, what's would be the most accurate name for this sylpheed-1.9.7
> (beta branch) pkgsrc ?

There's already mail/sylpheed-devel (1.9.7 actually).