gtk2 on epel won't be easy

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Mon Nov 10 13:16:30 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 10:11:05AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The big question for EPEL-5 branches though is what version of the 
> packages to build for MinGW. For the Fedora release & rawhide branches 
> our plan was to have each MingGW build track the version + patches
> of the corresponding native build.
> If we apply that logic to EPEL-5, then we shouldn't be copying the
> Fedora 9 mingw packages there - we should be -resyncing them to 
> match the versions distributed in RHEL-5.

If Levente is going to (co-)maintain them then I'm happy with keeping
in synch with Fedora packages as he requires.

OTOH it's quite likely that the Fedora packages would work directly on
RHEL.  They hardly use any native shared libraries beyond glibc.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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