RE: The State of GNOME
- From: "Fox, Kevin M" <KMFox mail bhi-erc com>
- To: "'gnome-list gnome org'" <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: The State of GNOME
- Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 09:31:46 -0800
I agree. (except for the rpms, they work great for me :)
The core and libs are just about ready for 1.0
Progs like gwp will be released at 1.0 when they are ready for it, not when
core and libs are ready.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tomislav Vujec [SMTP:tvujec@CARNet.hr]
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 1999 8:49 AM
> To: Albert Strasheim
> Subject: Re: The State of GNOME
> Albert Strasheim wrote:
> > I'm running the most recent version of GNOME [RPM-wise, at least], on a
> > Red Hat 5.2 system with Linux 2.2.2.
> Just for a brief reply, gnome depends on many libraries which are
> currently in developement. If you take a little bit of effort, and
> compile gnome from cvs, with right dependencies, you can get pretty
> stable system, without too much tweaking, and you can even help to fix
> the bugs. CVS rpm's and deb's at this stage is a nothing than a very,
> very bad idea at all. Most of the bugs are in wrong dependencies, and
> immature libraries on base system.
> On the other hand why 1.0.0 release of gnome doesn't have to include all
> of the cvs packages. gnome-libs, and gnome-core are the ones which are
> pretty close to release, on the other hand gwp and achtung, for example,
> should stay out of release till at least 1.2 IMHO.
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