Subject: Re: Disabling gtk-demo from gtk2
To: None <dmcmahill@NetBSD.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2007 00:05:11
On 22/06/2007, at 23:09, Dan McMahill wrote:
> Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
>> On 22/06/2007, at 18:58, Dan McMahill wrote:
>>> Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
>>>> Would you object if it was moved to an independent gtk-demo
>>>> package? (If it proves to cut down the build times significantly?)
>>>> --Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> not my top choice but I can live with that approach. Can it be
>>> setup to automatically be updated when gtk is updated?
>> Err... and what does update mean in the pkgsrc context? I mean,
>> which approach are you following?
>> We could make this gtk-demo package depend on a explicit version
>> of gtk (modulo the revisions). This way you'd be forced to keep
>> it in sync with its corresponding gtk package.
> You're right, I wasn't quite clear about what I meant.
> I was thinking of a makefile.common so when you changed the gtk
> source version in pkgsrc, the gtk-demo package would automatically
> be pointing at the new gtk sources. Basically I wanted to avoid
> people updating what version of gtk we have in pkgsrc and not
> updating what version of gtk-demo we have in pkgsrc.
Oh yes, that'd be the idea. Hopefully, creating the gtk-demo package
will be a matter of automatically adjusting (by means of some
subst.mk magic) the link paths in its Makefile, just as we do now
for, e.g. gst-plugins-* or gnome-vfs2-*, and sharing as most as
possible in our Makefiles with gtk2.
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>