Re: Please don't non-bugs in changelog (again)
On Sun, Feb 02, 2003 at 03:28:25AM -0600, Adam Majer wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 06:16:05PM -0800, Brian Nelson wrote:
> > No changes made to the package, so these bugs should *not* be closed in
> > the changelog. Instead, send a mail to email@example.com or
> > firstname.lastname@example.org noting why you're closing the bug.
> I'm not sure that you have to slam him for having a bit screwed up
> changelog but I'll have to for having really fucked up
> packages. I mean, com on. Before releasing a library of this size,
> one should really check not only that it compiles but also that
> all the programs work.
> I mean, is it so difficult to try to compile the examlpes? I mean,
> going into the hello directory in the examples and typing
> qmake hello
> check if it compiles and runs?
> This is redicules. I might expect that there might be a missing file
> somewhere to some obscure utility or something but to have
> core utilities like qmake crap out... well.. do I really have to
> say more??
> I really believe that a maintainer of something like Qt really
> needs to be using it on day to day basis. Imagine what libc, gcc or
> xfree86 would look like if maintainers of those packages were not
> using them.
> - Adam
> > ---
> > My secret to happiness... is that I have a heart of a 12-year-old boy.
> > It's over here in a jar. Would you like to see it?
> Off to sleep - I have to wait for old Qt packages to recompile with
> GCC 3.2 (a few hours)
1) copy the mkspecs dir to /usr/share/mkspecs (from your source tree)
2) Make sure your qmake environment varialbes are set. (Check the Readme)
this should save you the few hours of building.
Ivan E. Moore II
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