Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55089
xapm not installed
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
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Description of problem:
xapm (and xapm.1) are not installed in the binary distribution.
They are, however, available in the source rpm.
I am sure that this is a conscious decision by RedHat,
but I do not understand why.
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It's disabled because we don't want too much duplicated functionality - and
both KDE and GNOME come with similar tools.
If xapm provides any important functionality not found in the 2 alternatives,
please reopen this bug along with a description of why you think xapm is
Too bad for those of us who choose not to install gnome and kde!
Come to think of it, why not remove xterm, while you are at it,
as both gnome and kde, also come with similar tools?
The xapm man page is still part of apmd-3.0.2-10.i386.rpm in Red Hat 7.3.