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Re: Intent to remove: wm/quartz-wm
* On 2020-12-30 at 14:19 GMT, Benny Siegert wrote:
> In http://gnats.netbsd.org/55880, someone tried to build quartz-wm on
> Apple Silicon and found out it doesn't work. Upstream has been dead
> for several years, and they state: "The functionality
> provided by this binary has been merged into libXplugin on newer
> versions of OS X." (This was in 2015!)
That paragraph is talking about a small binary-only portion that was
since merged into libXplugin, not the whole program.
I'm also uncomfortable with projects being declared dead just because
they haven't updated in a while. Sometimes things work fine and don't
need constant changes.
> Thus, it no longer seems useful to have a quartz-wm package.
This doesn't follow. What do you propose we use instead?
Seems to me like we should just fix the problem.
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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