Fixed a minor bug in the script biditext: s/$*/"S@"/ . This has caused
a problem if you tried running something like:
biditext command "param with spaces"
Built new rpm packages for the ocation on a redhat 7.3 system.
Q: What is R2L?
A: R2L is a package which contains biditext, along with a
couple of accessory programs.
Q: What is biditext?
A: biditext is a library that adds a degree of
bidirectional (bidi) support to any X program. This means that an X program
that is run under biditext will display hebrew text properly, and not
Q: What else is in the package?
A: The package also includes:
- r2l programs (r2l, r2lgnomeapplet, r2ldockapp, r2lterminal, r2ltcl).
Those programs control the behaviour of runing copies of the biditext
libraries (e.g: allow you to disable biditext temporarily if it confuses
- refreshd: Whenever an r2l program enables or diables biditext, the changes
are only visible when that window gets refreshed. refreshd (Refresh Daemon)
refreshes the relevant windows automatically.
- r2llib: The library that provides the interface used by biditext and r2l
clients. Useful if you want to write your own r2l program.
Q: Is it free?
A: Of course. r2l is available under the terms of the GNU
(L)GPL. You are free to use, redistribute, modify, and whatever. See
the README file for the gory details.
Note that this tarball includes an rpm spec file, and can be be used to
build binary rpm packages with the commands:
rpm -tb r2l-1.0.1.tar.gz
- RPM packages: built on a mandrake 8.1 system.
the -gnome package includes r2lgnomeapplet. The main package includes the
Not much, unfortunetly.
All the docs from the source tree
The source tree is available on-line as well