Subject: Re: [PATCH] Again: GNOME 1 and 2 *can* coexist
To: None <>
From: Eric Gillespie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/02/2003 07:17:18
Julio Merino <> writes:

> I would suggest contacting rh@ directly and waiting for his answer (it may
> be more than a day, though :p).  He did all those changes in an attempt to
> make coexistance of gnome1 and gnome2 as painless as possible.

I know he reads this list, so i will wait for his reply here.

> BTW, gnome1 and gnome2 libraries can coexist perfectly, but the same is not
> applicable to binary programs, where several of them have the same executable
> name.  Right?

I'm not sure.  But we need to be able to have gnome-core
installed along-side gnome-session and gnome-pane 2.x so that
gnucash (which depends on gnome-core) can be installed along-side
them.  That is how i originally encountered the issue.

Eric Gillespie <*>

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