Re: GNOME 2.0 Desktop 'Alpha' Release
- From: Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>
- To: Gregory Leblanc <gleblanc linuxweasel com>
- Cc: "Matthew J. Doller" <mdoller wpi edu>, GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, GNOME Hackers <gnome-hackers gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GNOME 2.0 Desktop 'Alpha' Release
- Date: 11 Jan 2002 12:29:43 -0500
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.
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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