Bug 55089 - xapm not installed
xapm not installed
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apmd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-10-25 08:32 EDT by Alan BRASLAU
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-25 08:32:35 EDT
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Description Alan BRASLAU 2001-10-25 08:32:30 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv: Gecko/20010901

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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Steps to Reproduce:
2.man xapm

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Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-10-30 08:19:28 EST
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 
Comment 2 Alan BRASLAU 2001-10-30 08:34:01 EST
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?
Comment 3 Derek Poon 2002-05-19 13:10:01 EDT
The xapm man page is still part of apmd-3.0.2-10.i386.rpm in Red Hat 7.3.

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