Ubuntu Unity has been ported to Fedora 17
jreznik at redhat.com
Fri Jul 20 08:27:08 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, 2012-07-19 at 20:29 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On 07/19/2012 07:01 PM, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> > > Lol, as if that isn't enough, looks like they ship their own
> > > version of
> > > GCC 4.6 as well in the repo...
> > I don't know what Ubuntu has been doing so far, but to be fair,
> > probably
> > all major Linux distros and, on a more general scope probably all
> > OSes
> > ship their own (more or less heavily modified) versions of GCC for
> > many
> > years - Neither Fedora nor RH are exceptions from this.
> Right, but the point is they're not using the Fedora one even though
> packages are for Fedora. At a guess, bits of the Unity stack aren't
> ported to GCC 4.7 yet. Though it's usually not _too_ difficult to
> things to build okay with 4.7.
Indeed, we in Fedora are masters in porting to the new version of GCC,
it should not be difficult to port to 4.7 and upstream it (4.6 vs 4.7
were usually small changes in the whole KDE stack).
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