Re: building gnome 2.0 (fwd)

Ramiro Estrugo <ramiro fateware com> writes: 
> The biggest advantage of this approach, the "build EVERYTHING in a new
> prefix approach" is that you never have to second-guess your build about
> prefix issues.  You know for a fact that autoconf, automake, libtool,
> gettext and pkg-config all have the same unique prefix.
> I think the savings in time debugging prefix issues are worth the extra
> bit of disk space you use, so I dont consider this so much a hack, but
> rather a good way to deal with the insanity.

We do need to be able to parallel-install GNOME 1 and 2 libs with
-devel files in the same prefix though, at least I consider that a
release requirement, I don't know if it's been established as one by
the coordinators.


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