[ubuntu-x] is xgc used or on the way out

shirish shirishag75 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 02:53:54 BST 2008

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On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 3:24 AM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 07:44:10PM +0530, shirish wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  There used to be a package named xgc . While I don't know much about
>> it and the man page also doesn't say much, there is no candidate
>> version for intrepid while it was there in Hardy Heron. So is it on
>> its way out or would it be coming up in some future uploads.
> For Hardy we adopted Debian's packages for x11-apps, and in so doing
> dropped x11 apps that were no longer relevant.  From that man page it
> sounds like xgc is an unfinished demo app, and I would not have expected
> it to make the cut.


> Is there a particular reason you're interested in xgc?

Nope. I'm on Intrepid and while doing package upgrades xgc got dropped
so was just confirming it. I like to know which packages are being
lost due to updates/upgrades and why, that's all  :)

> Bryce

 Shirish Agarwal
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