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Re: Time to update x11/xsnow?

Marc Baudoin wrote:
> The x11/xsnow package uses the very old 1.42 version of xsnow
> from its original author (I believe it's something like 20 years
> old) which have issues with some desktop environments.
> Development of xsnow has recently been carried out by Willem
> Vermin and I've been in touch with him so that the
> soon-to-be-released version 3.1.8 should compile properly
> out-of-the-box on NetBSD.
> The current xsnow Web site is:
> Time to update pkgsrc?

I like xsnow, so +1 in general.
The use of C++ and the heavy dependencies of the new versions don't
look good on the other side.

There is now a draft wip/xsnow package (not working yet) for version
3.1.7. That can be updated for testing after 3.1.8 is released.


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