Re: external dependencies review

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org> wrote:

>> The first second and third column are the min./recommended version
>> that we currently list on the wiki, the last column is the version
>> that we currently ship in rawhide. Do we want to generally bump the
>> recommended version to the latest ?
> We might want to change "same" to "latest version in the same stable
> branch" or "latest stable version"? This would fix the issue for quite
> some modules since the issue here really is that bumping the recommended
> version is just not fun and nobody does it.

It also has the downside that it makes the dependency less explicit
and a moving target.
We'll have to put explicit version numbers into the moduleset anyway, right ?
I'd propose that we do an bulk update early in the cycle in addition
to the ongoing updates.
It might be useful to add a "Latest Version" column.

>> There are also some deps that may deserve a closer look:
>> gamin - does anything require gamin directly ?
> gio ?

Not really, only if you configure glib with --enable-fam, and even
then, any fam implementation will do.


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