Re: GNOME 2.2 screenshots (& GStreamer & automake)

Thomas Vander Stichele <thomas urgent rug ac be> writes: 
> I don't see no reason at all why this can't be done for gnome-autogen as 
> well.  In short, I see no reason why Gnome cannot be upgraded to take 
> advantage of the new build tools.  If we expect millions of users to 
> upgrade glib and gtk and other stuff, surely us hackers can install two 
> versions of build tools for a few weeks ?

--with-automake would help, but not fully solve the problem.

Note that for glib, gtk, and other stuff, we support parallel install,
so no one has to break their existing stuff in order to install the
new stuff. ;-) We had no illusions that people would de-install
Evolution in order to get GTK 2.
> As for GStreamer having to be in Gnome CVS, there are advantages and 
> disadvantages.

I don't feel strongly about this, I was just bringing it up for
discussion. You make some good points.


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