FreeBSD Port: xpra-

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Feb 4 23:02:13 UTC 2011

To the extent I understand all this, it sounds reasonable, albeit 
complex. You might want to consider setting up a new project on 
sourceforge, google code, etc. but I'll leave that up to you and swills. 
Thanks for answering my questions.


On 02/04/2011 13:59, Antoine Martin wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> The last proper file release from upstream was 0.0.6 in November 2009.
> Since then, I've fixed a number of things (from typos to build fixes for
> some platforms), supported new platforms (mac osx, I originally added
> win32 support but the author then re-wrote that), etc
> Any help in getting the patches merged would be much appreciated, I
> haven't had much luck so far. I used to send piecemeal patches with full
> description to the author, but since almost none of them got merged,
> recently I've started posting large all-in-one diffs instead. (they're
> not even all from me these patches, but I end up maintaining them)
> Also, another tool I maintain won't work without the patches I added, so
> if you ship the upstream version then I'll have to fork it to make it
> work with my tool (I really really would rather not).
> Cheers
> Antoine
> On 02/05/2011 02:56 AM, Doug Barton wrote:
>> I'm confused. Why are we not using the sources from the "regular"
>> location, and patching to make them work for us? And has anyone
>> contacted the upstream about the changes and why they are necessary?
>> This whole thing seems very confusing to me (but that's not saying
>> much). :)
>> Doug

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