HEADS UP dockapp maintainers

Luke Dean LukeD at pobox.com
Tue Aug 18 20:16:34 UTC 2009

On Mon, 17 Aug 2009, Doug Barton wrote:

> Howdy folks,
> I just committed a new port of libwraster so that those of us who are
> maintaining dockapps can depend on it rather than the full Window
> Maker port.
> As much as I loved Window Maker back in the day, the project is
> essentially dead, and I think a lot of us have moved on to newer
> window managers. I still like my dockapps though, so it's necessary to
> have libwraster available for them.
> You can see the diff to add the option in the link below.
> Enjoy,
> Doug
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: cvs commit: ports/misc/wmweather+ Makefile
> Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 20:13:26 +0000 (UTC)
> From: Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org>
> To: ports-committers at FreeBSD.org, cvs-ports at FreeBSD.org,
> cvs-all at FreeBSD.org
> dougb       2009-08-17 20:13:26 UTC
>  FreeBSD ports repository
>  Modified files:
>    misc/wmweather+      Makefile
>  Log:
>  Convert to have the option of using only libwraster instead of the
>  full Window Maker port. The default is still to use WM so no change
>  to the package.
>  Revision  Changes    Path
>  1.17      +11 -2     ports/misc/wmweather+/Makefile
> http://www.FreeBSD.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/ports/misc/wmweather+/Makefile.diff?&r1=1.16&r2=1.17&f=h

I haven't moved on and was not aware that any window manager aside
from Window Maker could make use of Window Maker Dockapps.

Can you give some examples of window managers that I might be able
to get dockapps to work with if I make this change?  I'd like to
try it out.

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