Re: Debian debug sawfish packages [Was: Sawfish/Gnome/Xinerama dropping windows]

--- era eriksson <era+gmane iki fi> wrote:

> Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz <rodrigo <at>> writes:
> > On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 05:50:48PM -0800, Scott Anderson wrote:
> > > I'm using the Debian Etch version of sawfish.  If someone else can
> > > address this question, please do.  Otherwise, I'll have to look into
> > > it after my college finals are over next week.
> > >
> > > Can we get a Debian package of sawfish with debug enabled?
> > 
> > Um, do you mean officially in Debian, or would a private repository be
> > enough?
> > 
> > A package for etch would have to be unofficial anyways, since the
> > distro is frozen. I can set it up kind-of-easily. I'll work on doing
> > that over the week.
> > 
> > Making an 'official' debug version available in testing/unstable would
> > be a little harder, since I'd have to find a way to make it coexist
> > with the regular package. What does the list think? Would it have
> > enough users to make it worth the effort?
> I think unofficial should probably be sufficient, although if you're prepared to
> maintain it, having a pointer in the README.Debian of the official package would
> be extremely nice.

I'm happy with anything that I don't have to build myself (at least very often).  I appreciate you
building a debug package for us, Luis.

> One of the things I've been speculating about in relation to this case is 64-bit
> problems.  Scott, are you on i386 or amd64 or something else entirely?  And
> Luis, can you build debug packages for at least the top few architectures?

I am on a i386 (Pentium 4) system.


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