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Re: openmotif to be removed from Fedora October 2, 2006



Jindrich Novy (jnovy redhat com) said: 
> On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 13:55 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > Jindrich Novy wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 13:27 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > >> Joachim Frieben wrote:
> > >>> The "tetex-xdvi" package is missing from the list below. Of course, building
> > >>> against "Openmotif" has always been optional. One would have to revert to
> > >>> the "X/Athena" widget based interface in order to keep it in "core".
> > >>> I suppose, moving "tetex" (or its successor) to "extras" was not part of the
> > >>> agenda ...
> > >> In the longer term I would very much like to move libXaw (and Xaw3d) to 
> > >> extras as well.
> > > 
> > > So I hope teTeX will be in Extras as well in that time, because the only
> > > remaining Athena - libXaw alternative: neXtaw is not in Core but in
> > > Extras already.
> > 
> > That would be a prerequisite for removing Xaw from Core, yes.  I admit 
> > unfamiliarity with the TeX stack; is there a viable gtk replacement for 
> > teTeX?
> 
> The only GTK+ xdvi alternative I'm aware of is gtkdvi:
> http://www.nada.kth.se/~johannes/gtkdvi/
> 
> But I haven't tried it yet. Hopefully it could solve the openmotif/Xaw
> dependency hell in teTeX, so that libXaw could be moved to Extras as
> well.

How hard would it be to do dvi reading in Evince or similar?

Bill


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