Window Maker and Debian menu?

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Thu Jul 6 17:33:18 UTC 2017

On 2017-07-04 Doug Torrance <dtorrance at> wrote:
> On 07/04/2017 02:01 PM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > On 2017-07-04 Doug Torrance <dtorrance at> wrote:
> > > There's lots of updates in git waiting to go.
> > 
> > We should also get this tested in experimental imho. (Just give me a
> > heads-up if you think it is the right time for an upload.)

> I think it's ready, aside from figuring out what to do with the menu.


just had a look. These two changes cannot go in as they are. They do not
fullfill policy "8.1. Run-time shared libraries" as they would prevent
co-installation of libwings3 with libwings4 or libwutil5 and libwutil6
because they would both ship files under the same name and path.
  1 debian/{libwings3,wmaker-common}.install
    - Move /usr/share/WINGs to libwings3 in case WINGs is installed
      without Window Maker.
  2 debian/{libwutil5,wmaker-common}.install
    - Move WINGs language files to libwutil5 package.  However unlikely,
      it is possible for a user to install WINGs/WUtil without Window
      Maker itself.

2 can be worked around by versioning the po-filenames. (like in
The issue type 1 is usually solved by shipping the files in a -common
package. ;-)

cu Andreas
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