Proposal to add and maintain the w3m package

Jason Tishler
Mon Feb 28 13:39:00 GMT 2005


On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 10:13:53AM -0500, Bob Heckel wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 09:17:20 -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > BTW, when did w3m become dependent on the above?  I've been using
> > w3m for a long time and never noticed this dependency.  However, I
> > haven't built a version since (i.e., from CVS
> > after but before 0.4).
> I am not a long time w3m user, I've only recently realized how useful
> it is.


> This is what appears to be the first mention of gc:
>    2000/11/19
>    From: Okabe Katsuya <>
>      gc6 support.
> The version I'm proposing is w3m-0.5.1 and I can't get it to compile
> w/o gc (so far, at least).

You are correct.  Older versions contained the gc source, but it was
eventually removed:

FWIW, the last time I built w3m was on 2003/01/20 which is before the
above CVS commit.

> Any suggestions are always welcome.

You are proceeding correctly.  Sorry, for the noise.


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