On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 1:06 PM Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr> wrote: > Le 08/04/2018 à 13:54, Nicolas Kovacs a écrit : > > As far as I can tell, there would be several solutions to this problem. > > > > 1. Ask the EPEL maintainers to keep the application up-to-date. > > > > 2. Patch the darn thing so I don't get the annoying popup. > > > > 3. Maintain my own up-to-date version of XScreenSaver in my private repo. > > > > Any thoughts about this? > > I just got the following response from Jamie Zawinski, the XScreenSaver > developer: > > "Yes, your distro sucks, and I wish they would stop redistributing my > software if they refuse to keep it up to date." > > He apparently had the same reaction with the Debian guys. Yeah that is pretty classic JWZ... well except he didn’t say something anatomically impossible. I think he may have mellowed a bit. I will see if the EPEL version can be updated. Also to make sure that he doesn’t get the bugs since he doesn’t want them :) > > Niki > > -- > Microlinux - Solutions informatiques durables > 7, place de l'église - 30730 Montpezat > Site : https://www.microlinux.fr > Blog : https://blog.microlinux.fr > Mail : info at microlinux.fr > Tél. : 04 66 63 10 32 > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > -- Stephen J Smoogen.