Re: Help Wanted Installing jhbuild on LFS 6.8

On Sun, 2011-05-08 at 10:38 -0700, bsquared wrote:
> Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >
> > I would use /opt as jhbuild prefix and see how things churn out. Also,
> > the only first-class jhbuild target is GNOME 3, meaning that Xorg
> > support might be broken even, so you might have to follow BLFS Xorg
> > instructions for it. But try the jhbuild way first, and report issues.
> > You might pave the way for some of us who find the LFS a bit tedious,
> > and want to automate it a bit, using a magnificent tool like jhbuild.
> >
> > Another thing that might help is visit LFS channel and/or the mailing
> > list. I even think that this thread should have been cross-posted there.
> >
> I haven't given up yet. I prefer installing to standard locations.

Me too, but why not make an exception with jhbuild software. You already
made an exception by breaking the guidelines of your package management
system: according to it, each package must have its own package user,
but with jhbuild, stuff built all have jhbuild as package user. Either
that or find out how to make jhbuild stop installing everything under
--prefix. You might need to change the code though.

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