From: Hubert Figuiere (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Mar 25 2002 - 06:05:09 EST
On Sat, 2002-03-23 at 09:08, Brian Astill wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Mar 2002 04:46, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > gal is a wierd, frequently updated gnome package that is considered
> > "unstable." it comes out with a lot of versions. rpm is also an insanely
> > stupid pacakge manager.
> > please follow my rpm suggestions or use something like ximian red-carpet
> > to automagically resolve your dependencies for you.
> Look - you ARE right, Dom ... but ...
> Would it be impossible to package the libgal you need within Abiword?
Officially we shouldn't even make binary packages.
> I guess the other question is where is Abiword getting its instruction to
> look for a specific version of libgal (rather than libgal.so.*)?
This is a build-time option.
> Is there really nothing the Abiword developers can do to avoid the nuisance?
Tell that to Ximian. They have the keys of libgal and they are the
people making incompatible vversion for each release
> I stopped trying to use Abiword because of the persistent libgal.so.(specific
> number) problem.
The GTK version does NOT depend on libgal.so
> Hmmm ... I am using KDE/FreeBSD now. Would Abiword install and work
> flawlessly in that environment?
It should. See the "ports"
Anyway this won't make a it KDE app anyway.
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