From: Marcin Juszkiewicz <gnome@hr...> - 2003-09-15 11:14:45
Dnia Saturday 13 of September 2003 14:31, Jan Wagemakers napisa=B3:
> randhol@... schreef:
> > I'm installing Debian on a new computer and I want rox. But I cannot get
> > it installed because it depends on a package shared-mime-info which is
> > only in experimental (!). I don't want to have any experimental packages
> > on my computer
> IMHO all rox.debs are experimental, because they are not part of the
> Debian-distribution ;-)
Jan - Debian is not only 'stable/testing/unstable' ;) there is a project=20
called 'experimental' which can be more unstable then unstable ;)
> > It would be very helpful if rox went into the debian distribution.=20
> > I don't know if the current packager is/has applied to become a
> > developer, but I hope he does.
I'm not a Debian developer and don't plan to be. I don't even use 'rox'=20
package - only 'rox-filer-hrw' which doesn't have AppDir support and have f=
extra patches applied.
> > However the link to him seem to be broken.=20
Which link? http://www.hrw.one.pl/apt/ is correct one and should be working.
> > Rox is an excellent piece of software so it would be a pity if it is no=
> > available to one of the biggest distributions
> There is a RFP for Rox, you can read the discussion here :
But there is no one who want to get it into Debian. I can give it packages =
anyone who want to add this to distro.
> > PS: I thought to install the old rox-1.2 on the machine, but this deb
> > package seem to have been removed too.
> All the deb's that I have created are still on my HD. If you like I can
> upload them somewhere on my webpage for you.
ROX-Filer 1.2.. old story ;)
APT: deb http://www.hrw.one.pl/apt/ sid/
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