Re: installing glib and gtk - new versions

On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 18:10:54 +0100, Murray Cumming said:
> On Sun, 2005-02-13 at 00:16 -0500, Valdis Kletnieks vt edu wrote:
> > On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 20:31:14 EST, charles livsey said:
> > 
> > > I'm trying to install new versions of Glib and GTK over old on RH
> > > Enterprise Linux AS,
> >   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > > I'm getting these errors?  Why does Redhat not use these versions?
> > 
> > Because you're not using the version of RedHat software that focuses on
> > "latest and greatest", but the version that focuses on "stability".
> Nothing should stop him from installing unstable stuff in a separate

Yes. But what he *ASKED* was why the *VENDOR* didn't *SHIP* them so he wouldn't
*HAVE* to.  And I explained that Redhat has a distro that *does* ship it because
that version considers "cutting edge" to be important, and they also have a
distro that considers stability more important, and he's running the wrong one
if "cutting edge" is what *he* wants.

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