Subject: Re: distcc-gtk (now depending on the original distcc)
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/14/2005 17:29:50
On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 05:24:03PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > > * As this is a GTK package, not a Gnome package, does it need an
> > > icon and .desktop file at all??  If not, the package would consist
> > > of only the binary, and all the previous problems are not applicable
> > > anymore.  
> > 
> > Yes, it's worth to have the icon and .desktop file.  The application
> > will then be visible in gnome/kde's menu.  (Or in other wm's, when we
> > implement the required functionality.)
> The Gnome people would probably prefer distcc-gnome, the package I'm
> creating right now, using ./configure --with-gnome (instead of
> --with-gtk).  It has identical functionality but uses some different
> libraries (libgnome, libgnomeui and pango, ontop of gtk+).  

This tarball contains all three packages.  The -gtk one only has the
binary, the -gnome one has the binary + icon + .desktop file.

They both use distcc's PATCHDIR now.