root-tail-1.2-235.4.i586.rpm


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Description

root-tail - Print Text Directly to the X Window System Root Window

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename root-tail-1.2-235.4.i586.rpm
Package name root-tail
Package version 1.2
Package release 235.4
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category System/X11/Utilities
Homepage http://goof.com/pcg/marc/root-tail.html
License GPL-2.0+
Maintainer -
Download size 27.23 KB
Installed size 42.27 KB
Tails a given file anywhere on your X Window System root window with a
transparent background. It is customizable with regards to font, color,
and more.
Authors:
--------
Mike Baker <mjbaker@mtu.edu>
Marc Lehmann <pcg@goof.com>

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
root-tail-1.2-235.4.x86_64.rpm 1.2 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
root-tail - - -

Requires

Name Value
libX11.so.6 -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15) -

Provides

Name Value
root-tail = 1.2-235.4
root-tail(x86-32) = 1.2-235.4
roottail -

Obsoletes

Name Value
roottail -

Download

Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package root-tail-1.2-235.4.i586.rpm
Source Package root-tail-1.2-235.4.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install root-tail rpm package:

# zypper install root-tail

Files

Path
/usr/bin/root-tail
/usr/share/doc/packages/root-tail/Changes
/usr/share/doc/packages/root-tail/README
/usr/share/man/man1/root-tail.1x.gz

Changelog

2017-12-05 - crrodriguez@opensuse.org
- BuildRequire pkgconfig(x11) and pkgconfig(xext) not
xorg-x11-devel
2006-08-06 - cthiel@suse.de
- fix build with X.org 7.1
2006-01-25 - mls@suse.de
- converted neededforbuild to BuildRequires
2004-08-09 - mmj@suse.de
- Update to 1.2 including:
o replaced default font by "*" to "ensure" some font is found.
o accept hexadecimal window ids, as does everybody else(?).
o made it compile with ansi-89-based compilers again.
o add hack to support nautilus (not very stable, nautilus should
either use extended window manager hints or __SWM_VROOT, as everybody
else does).
o do not initialize the window twice (fixes problems with multiple
visuals).
o new option: -minspace.
o fixed seg fault if geometry is too short to fit a single line
o fix bug which became apparent if -no-filename or null
2004-05-31 - mmj@suse.de
- Add patch to make shading customizable
2004-04-13 - mfabian@suse.de
- don't use just "fixed" as the default fontset, specify a proper
fontset by default (keeping the size and style of "fixed").
2004-04-13 - mmj@suse.de
- Update to 1.1 with lots of improvements
2004-02-25 - mmj@suse.de
- Update to 0.9:
o unsigned/fseek bug
o (root_window): New function. Return the real
root window, or the virtual one if any.
(InitWindow): Use it.
force_refresh): Clear the root-tail area, not the whole window.
(blank_window): Ditto.
(main_loop): Don't forget to redraw () the initial contents.
- Fix type-punning
2003-10-16 - mmj@suse.de
- Don't build as root
- Better fix for the fseek unsignedness bug
- Rename to root-tail
2003-10-06 - mmj@suse.de
- Cast unsigned int to long before calling fseek, fixing root-tail
on 64 bit platforms.

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