# To subscribers of the xforms list from Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> :
We've drifting OT here, and into Debian specific stuff. Sorry.
Jules Bean wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 05, 2001 at 11:43:12AM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > If you get a working Lyx on Arm, built on a new XForms that get
> > distributed upstream (by T.C. & Steve), then I'll add the Arm
> > XForms to the Debian package (unstable and eventually woody).
> Hmm. How does this work? Is the absence of Xforms on some arches
> holding up the migration of lyx into testing? I get this impression..
That's not what I meant to say. Only that Debian currently
doesn't have a libforms0.89 package for Arm, and thus no Lyx
Have you made a Lyx upload since package pools were implemented?
It's possible that it would get stuck in unstable because of a
missing build-depends on one of the arches. If that happens,
you'll need to complain to the ftp archive maintainer, or track
libforms0.89 Architecture field (currently "i386 powerpc alpha
Of course a GTK-based Lyx is due sometime, right? Then this will
be moot too.
> > Of course, with the eventual Open Source release of XForms, all
> > this fuss will be moot! ;-)
> When's that expected? It will make our lives easier, certainly..
> (Debian LyX maintainer)
Touchy question that comes up often on this list. I guess `Real
Life' preoccupations for T.C. are keeping this from happening.
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