Re: more binaries

Pavel, Alex,

thank you very much for making things clear. 
I am happy, that started this small discussion. 
Is it possible to make changes in the INSTALL 
file to underline how to:
1) link glib statically;
2) do everything without root privileges.


--- Pavel Roskin <proski gnu org> wrote:
On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Aexander Varakin wrote:

Hi Pavel,

Would you be interested in 4.6.0 binaries for Solaris, HP-UX and


Is it better to use 4.6.0 sources or latest snapshot?

4.6.0 is better.

Could you please give suggested set of configure options?

--with-screen=mcslang to avoid dependency on S-Lang library.

It would be nice to compile against static glib, but it needs to be
manually.  For example, move shared glib library temporarily to some
place.  Another approach is to redefine GLIB_LIBS, e.g.

make GLIB_LIBS=/usr/local/lib/libglib.a

Do you want builds with debug info or stripped?

Stripped and optimized.  That's the default.

I would suggest zip format for packaging because it is available on
platforms and doesn't require root access for installing.

OK.  I haven't used commercial UNIX for a long time.  I thought
are preferred by users.  If they are not, it's fine to use zip or

Pavel Roskin
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