[ITP] xview - X OpenLook toolkit

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Wed Feb 27 14:25:00 GMT 2013

xview is a user interface toolkit with the look and feel of Sun's pre-X11
SunView.  This is occasionally requested, mainly by people with ancient
scientific applications which use this toolkit.

The cygwin xview package provided by physionet.org hasn't worked for a number
of years due to a bug in xview's use of XAllocID which is fatal with a modern
Xlib [1].

This package was made by generating the diff between debian patch 19 and
physionet.org's patch 19c sources to identify cygwin build changes, then
applying that on top of the current debian patch 28.

This is in Fedora and Debian.


category: X11
requires: libtirpc1 libX11_6 libXext6 font-sun-misc font-bh-dpi75
sdesc: "XView toolkit"
ldesc: "XView is a user interface toolkit with the look and feel of Sun's
pre-X11 SunView.

This package contains:
- shared libraries for running XView programs
- headers and libraries for compiling XView programs
- a few basic XView clients
- the OpenLook window manager olwm"




XView is under a non-standard, but permissive license.

"Users and possessors of this source code are hereby granted a nonexclusive,
royalty-free copyright and design patent license to use this code in
individual and commercial software."

[1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xcb/2010-July/006261.html

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