Subject: Re: problem building galeon and don't know why
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 05/07/2002 12:40:41
[ On Tuesday, May 7, 2002 at 06:24:04 (-0500), Frederick Bruckman wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: problem building galeon and don't know why
> [See pkg/15822.] It looks like we need to bump the requirement for
> gtk+, too. If we do that, we also need to bump the PKGREVISION and
> dependencies for everything that depends on glib and gtk+, so people
> won't get half way through installing "gnome" before the package tools
> get to a (new) package that balks at the version of glib and gtk+.
> This would, however, be a massive, senseless inconvenience to folks
> whose glib and gtk+ packages are already up-to-date. Is there any
> chance that glib, gtk+ or pth are due for an update anyway? It would
> be a lot better for everybody if all this churn were to be associated
> with a real update.
I agree it's a big headache -- so go the trials and tribulations of
trying to integrate everyone's dependencies into one web....
(not as big a headache as the one I faced when having to finally give in
and upgrade perl, mind you! ;-)
Greg A. Woods
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