Re: New mail backend landed

On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 16:35:03 -0500, Joe Shaw <joeshaw novell com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 21:18 +0000, Gen Zhang wrote:
> > What version of gmime? For instance, Gentoo has 2.1.9-r1 already in its
> > package tree. I'm wary of installing anything from CVS that portage
> > already has -- I never know when some random package is gonna pull in
> > the packaged version as a dependency.
> There hasn't been a tarball release of the stuff in CVS, so if it's not
> pulling from CVS it's not new enough.
> I tend to install software I build myself into a separate prefix (ie,
> ~/build/gmime) so that I don't have problems later of newer system
> versions, etc.

OK. Thanks. I tend to do that too, except sometimes packages expect
certain packages to be in the same prefix as themselves (enlightenment
*cough, cough*).



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