Re: Gnumeric on Scientific Linux

> I recently had occasion to build gnumeric  (1.4.3) on a Solaris 7 box used as
> a spectrometer controller.  The dependency tree is a bit daunting, but possible.
> Details available (I took careful notes) - mailto:Norm Reitzel utsa edu

The only reason you were able to do that is that I have been keeping
Gnumeric and all its dependencies honest.  I have been compiling on
Solaris 2.8 for years.

> For me, the most difficult piece to resolve was a very old (ancient) X running
> on solaris, and the requirement for XFt and XRender.

We did not use to require XRender.  Could you check what is not requiring
it, as opposed to just strongly suggesting it?


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