On Thursday 03 February 2005 21:12, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> yesterday I started to port some code in GIMP CVS to functionality
> that is only in glib-2.6. So we are now depending on glib >= 2.6.0.
> glib-2.6 has been packaged for most distros for quite a while so that
> dependency shouldn't cause any problems.
>

I should note that Mandrake 10.1 (much less older releases) does not ship with 
glib-2.6. I was able to build the glib-2.6 SRPMS from Mandrake Cooker without 
too many problems, though.

> Mitch, me and probably others already have some changes pending that
> would introduce a dependency on gtk+-2.6. So far we have usually
> waited until a package reaches debian testing before depending on it.
> Since gtk+-2.6 only just yesterday appeared in debian unstable, this
> would mean waiting at least another nine days. Now I wonder if that's
> worth it. I'd rather ask you to speak up if you want to hack on GIMP
> CVS and a dependency on gtk+-2.6 would cause you serious problems. If
> noone objects, we will bump the minimum required gtk+ version this
> weekend.
>

I haven't tried to compile gtk-2.6 for Mandrake yet. At the worst case, I can 
install it from source using ./configure --prefix=. 

Regards,

        Shlomi Fish

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