On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 1:06 PM Nicolas Kovacs <i...@microlinux.fr> wrote:
> Le 08/04/2018 à 13:54, Nicolas Kovacs a écrit :
> > As far as I can tell, there would be several solutions to this problem.
> > 1. Ask the EPEL maintainers to keep the application up-to-date.
> > 2. Patch the darn thing so I don't get the annoying popup.
> > 3. Maintain my own up-to-date version of XScreenSaver in my private repo.
> > Any thoughts about this?
> I just got the following response from Jamie Zawinski, the XScreenSaver
> "Yes, your distro sucks, and I wish they would stop redistributing my
> software if they refuse to keep it up to date."
> He apparently had the same reaction with the Debian guys.
Yeah that is pretty classic JWZ... well except he didn’t say something
anatomically impossible. I think he may have mellowed a bit. I will see if
the EPEL version can be updated. Also to make sure that he doesn’t get the
bugs since he doesn’t want them :)
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