Subject: Re: Disabling gtk-demo from gtk2
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Dan McMahill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/22/2007 12:58:48
Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 21/06/2007, at 23:55, Dan McMahill wrote:
>> 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.
> Would you object if it was moved to an independent gtk-demo package?  
> (If it proves to cut down the build times significantly?)
> Thanks,
> --Julio M. Merino Vidal <>

not my top choice but I can live with that approach.  Can it be setup to 
automatically be updated when gtk is updated?