Re: GNOME 2.0 Desktop 'Alpha' Release

Gregory Leblanc <gleblanc linuxweasel com> writes:

> On Thu, 2002-01-10 at 09:02, Matthew J. Doller wrote:
> > > And alpha isn't just for developers either. It is definately for everybody
> > > to download (we are going to get binary packages as promised, right?) and
> > > give it a test.
> >
> > if binary rpms are made available, would it be possible to have them be
> > relocatable?  if i'm going to install an alpha of gnome2, i'd like it to
> > go into /opt, or /opt/gnome2
> Well, theoretically, the RPMS are relocatable.  However, since there are
> current docs on relocating RPMs, these aren't tested.  If you want to
> test this feel free, and let me know where things break, and I'll see
> what I can fix.
> 	Greg

Unfortunately, we compile the location a program is installed into in
libgnome, meaning that RPM is unrelocatable, even if the files are.


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