Re: Getting a list of 2.18 new features
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Mark Drago <markdrago mail com>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org, Frederic Peters <fpeters 0d be>
- Subject: Re: Getting a list of 2.18 new features
- Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2006 16:50:19 +0100
On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 10:04 -0500, Mark Drago wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 22:56 +0100, Frederic Peters wrote:
> > Jason D. Clinton wrote:
> > > It seems to me that being able to easily build GNOME would go a long way
> > > towards people knowing where we stand as a community during our development
> > > cycles.
> > >
> > > How is the work on that coming along?
> > It is doing fine, thanks for asking :) Seriously there have been
> > very few glitches in 2.17 for the moment, notably thanks to frozen
> > external dependencies.
> > Unfortunately, this is just an answer to 'being able to build GNOME',
> > even without problems it is still a huge task, the best things would
> > be do have experimental packages (be it rpm or deb) for consumption,
> > we are not there (yet).
> > Regards,
> > Frederic
> I did some work on getting jhbuild to create RPM packages last year .
> While I didn't fully complete it at the time I am still interested in
> making this a reality. I am curious to know who is working on this and
> how I might be able to help. I have been building Gnome 2.17 with
> jhbuild with the idea that I would try to resurrect my previous work,
> but if someone else is actively working on it I would like to help them.
we are planning, for the opensuse.org project, to use the Build service
(http://build.opensuse.org) to create packages from unstable GNOME. It
supports SuSE, Fedora, Debian and others in the future, so you might
want to join the mailing list (opensuse-buildservice opensuse org) and
join the GNOME packaging theme there.
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
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