Old screensaver

Guido Falsi mad at madpilot.net
Sat Aug 29 19:58:09 UTC 2015

On 08/29/15 21:33, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> Whenever I mess around w/ the screensaver on my FreeBSD 9.3R-p21 desktop
> (XFCE 4.12_1, last upgraded last week), it puts up a warning window
> whining about how old my screensaver is & telling me my distro is doing
> me a disservice for shipping such old software. I am of course not
> buying it, but am curious why that bit of software apparently hasn't
> been upgraded in a while (long enough for it or something else to whine
> about it). It is version 5.29 of xscreensaver, says it is dated Jun
> 2014, which I don't consider to be terribly old, but apparently newer is
> available. *Not* a big issue, but curious, any input from wiser heads ?
> TIA & have a good one.

This issue has been reported in bug 201254:


Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net>

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