December 2, 2009

OpenSUSE Sacks SaX2

Article Source LWN
December 2, 2009, 7:13 am

Novell has announced that its much-loved "SaX2" tool for the configuration of the X Window System will be retired as of the openSUSE 11.2 release. "Novell has decided to no longer invest in development maintenance of SaX2 but instead rely on the new automatic and dynamic configuration features and invest in desktop applets to perform dynamic changes." Some members of the openSUSE community are rather vocally unhappy with this decision. Novell seems determined to follow this course (similar to what other distributors are doing), but points out: SaX2 is free software and others are welcome to keep it going...

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