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Re: [Cygnome2-devel] Re: My pending ITPs / votes & reviews wanted
Hansom Young wrote:
As to the prefix (/opt/gnome2 or standard /), .... headache
If it's not /opt/gnome2, we have to rebuild most packages when we have glib2/gtk2 from
Cygwin net release.
What's the others' opinion?
BTW, did you think about how you're going to set this up? While
non-glib/gtk dependent libs can certainly go into /usr (i.e.
libart_lgpl, audiofile, esound, etc.), I really like having
glib/gtk+/GNOME in /opt/gnome2; as for the download server, I think
everything for GNOME (glib-and-up dependant) should go into one
subfolder, similar to X11, in order to reduce clutter.
I proposed allowing some packages (or groups, like gnome or kde?) to use
A Modest Proposal #1
While my "Modest Proposal #2" ("unsupported" packages distributed via
the cygwin mirror system) was more-or-less rejected, the /opt/*/
proposal had no outright objections -- but neither did it recieve a
resounding "Yes", nor the all-important imprimatur of the grand poo-bah.
Since I proposed it back then, I'm still in favor of it -- for limited
use on a per-package explicit-approval-required basis, as is proposed
for certain gnomelibs.