Subject: Re: Disabling gtk-demo from gtk2
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Dan McMahill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/21/2007 17:55:34
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hi,
> [ CC'ing wiz@ as he's the gtk2 maintainer ]
> Can we disable the build of gtk-demo from the gtk2 package?  It seems to 
> take a rather long time to build and it is generally useless.  (If 
> needed some day, it'd be moved to its own package... but I doubt so...)
> Thanks,
> --Julio M. Merino Vidal <>

I disagree that it is useless.  Thats my baseline "does this new gtk 
install work" program that I run.  Also I do sometimes refer to the code 
samples there.

I guess I've never paid attention to how long it takes to compile since 
I don't rebuild gtk that often.