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Re: [opensuse-factory] SaX2: Dead or alive ?
  • From: Stefan Dirsch <sndirsch@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 18:15:46 +0200
  • Message-id: <20100517161546.GA20283@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 05:15:54PM +0200, Karsten König wrote:

that's the usual, people don't want to loose their current workflow but noone
invests anything into it, it's the same with KDE3, alot of loudmouths
requesting a maintained repository but noone stepped up helping =/

Right, but that time nobody complained about losing sax2 with openSUSE 11.3.

Best regards,

Am Montag, 17. Mai 2010, 16:27:32 schrieb Stefan Dirsch:

Since there hasn't been any single response to this email, this has
happened right now (SR #40156).

40156 State:new By:sndirsch When:2010-05-17T16:24:26
submit: X11:Utilities/sax2 -> openSUSE:Factory
Descr: - only build sax2-tools for now; use %sax2all define to
build everything again (bnc #596454, bnc #596470)

Best regards,

On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 04:23:52AM +0200, Stefan Dirsch wrote:

I'm wondering whether our openSUSE community is interested into using and
therefore fixing sax2. Currently there are two open issues. Both are kind
of fatal and make the program more or less useless, especially the first

#596454 - SaX2 fails to write xorg.conf/aborts when starting test
#596470 - 'sax2 -a' never terminates

In case nobody of our openSUSE community is interested into addressing
that issue I'm afraid SaX2 needs to die already with openSUSE 11.3.

Deadline for a fix would be the deadline for Milestone 7, i.e. about Sun
May 16.

And please remember the future development of SaX2 has already been

So this doesn't necessarily need to be done again. ;-)

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