Re: Problems with installation of Gtk2 on SUSE 9.1

On Sep 28, 2005, at 8:39 PM, Pih Lung Pang wrote:

I then wanted to install the Gtk2-Perl package from
and I found binary files for fedora(fc4.rpm) and redhat(rh8/9.rpm), but not for suse. Their was a source src.rpm, is that for all distributions?

The source rpm is made directly with our own spec files. We know that it works for RH8 through FC4. You can try it on SUSE if you like; let us know what you find.

Well, I compiled from source Glib-1.100(perl),
perl-ExtUtils-Depends-0.205,perl-ExtUtils-PkgConfig-1.07 and
Gtk2-1.100 without serious problems.(Gtk2: make test -> -6/3105 subtest
failed, 100.19% okay ;) I'm ready!!

interesting... were those the "unexpectedly succeeded" tests?

I tried a Hello World Perl-GTK2 script and it worked just perfect.
What benefits are there in upgrading to the latest versions of

Each new minor release in the 2.x series adds new widgets and functions. Whether you need the new widgets depends on what you're doing; you can write fully functional programs with gtk+ 2.0.x. Daniel's rundown is pretty accurate.

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