[ITP] glib-2.4.2-1

Gerrit P. Haase gerrit@familiehaase.de
Mon Jun 14 09:05:00 GMT 2004

Yaakov schrieb:

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> Gerrit P. Haase wrote:

> | I want to contribute/maintain glib.
> | Canonical website: http://www.gtk.org/

> I'm sorry I'm nit-picking on this one, but I think this is one package
> which is VERY important to get right, being that it's the foundation of
> getting GNOME 2.6 built.

Yes.  I asked for review.  Thank you!

> I noticed the file /usr/lib/charset.alias in your glib-devel package.
> I've pointed out before that "cygcheck -f /usr/lib/charset.alias" gets
> back at least four packages with this same file (fileutils, gettext,
> texinfo, textutils).  The answer I got was that it belongs to gettext,
> but other packages using built-in gettexts were making similar files.
> Of course, I don't think I need to explain the problem of clobbering files.

> The question is, how to solve it.  Some possibilities:

> 1) if we move all of GNOME (i.e. glib-and-up dependant) to /opt/gnome2,
> then it won't clobber anyway, and this becomes a non-issue.
> 2) if we stay in /usr, then is the file needed?  The file in your
> package is just a few commented lines, as is that file in gettext.  Is
> it possible to remove it from the package in the script (e.g. like
> info/dir)?

If there is no content, it should be removed.

> Anyway, I DO want to see this in the distro.  I'll try to find a way of
> testing this without my already-installed CyGnome2 glib interfering;
> there's a few things that I can try building against glib.  Thanks!!


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