agile sysadmin

by Ferenc Erki

Gentoo has xsel-1.2.1 among the firsts

xsel works great to “manipulate the X selection”. Last week I stepped up as proxied maintainer to help bring already merged improvements to Gentoo users despite lack of new releases since 2008.

Thanks to support from soap during the past week, upstream has merged all ebuild patches, tagged 1.2.1, and Gentoo already ships the latest version — among the first distros, according to repology.

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