Re: Build system (was: SVG format in ...)

<quote who="Marcin Antczak">

> > Well, to be honest, that is a problem with your distribution. My distro
> > does not keep me wanting for software. :-)
> What distro? :-) (Mandrake?)


> > > And more - what if I want to have application with different options
> > > than it is by default?
> > 
> > Then the application is broken.
> Well, you propably didn't understand me.
> Little example (not from Gnome world but...) PHP in RH binaries are
> compiled without XML support in PHP so I have to rebuild packages (and add
> some dependent packages like sablotron etc)....

If you have to rebuild packages then: a) the software is broken or b) the
packages are broken. I don't want or need to do it on my platform.

Again, you are not solving a real problem here.

- Jeff

-- 2004: Adelaide, Australia
     "The Irish were next, being the only people who could credibly be
    accused of lowering the tone of a society of convicts." - Guy Rundle

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