Re: i3wm package – new dependency

Michael Stapelberg stapelberg at
Fri Apr 15 06:55:16 UTC 2016

The Debian packaging for this library is done, and it’s currently in the
NEW queue, pending approval after ftpmaster looks at the copyright.

In case it’s useful for any of the other maintainers, you’re welcome to
take a look at the packaging at

On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 8:42 PM, Ingo Bürk <admin at> wrote:

> Hi @ package maintainers of various distributions,
> you are listed as the maintainer of the i3 window manager package of
> some distribution. I wanted to give all of you a headsup that there is a
> new library[1] which we are aiming to pull into i3 with the next
> release. We also expect this library to be used in a bunch of other
> packages such as awesomeWM and cairo in the neat future.
> Therefore, you might want to get things started to provide this library
> for your distribution so that it's easier for people to build from
> source and so that the i3wm package can be updated quicker after the
> next release. Or you can ignore this headsup entirely. :-)
> Thanks for your attention! If you have any questions or concerns, please
> don't hesitate to ask.
> [1]
> Regards
> Ingo

Best regards,
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