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Re: tips to compile gnome

On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 02:59:39AM +0200, p80 wrote:
> > Most of GNOME 2.6 is already available in sid. If you actually do need to
> > compile it for some reason, I *STRONGLY* suggest using GARNOME or jhbuild
> > instead of doing it all manually.
> i know it's available in sid but it's broken on my system for some reason, i 
> get that kind of stuff:
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/libgnome2-common.postinst: line 28: 18203 Segmentation 
> fault      HOME=/root GCONF_CONFIG_SOURCE=`gconftool-2 --get-default-source` 
> gconftool-2 --makefile-install-rule /etc/gconf/schemas/$FILES >/dev/null

What about you check in the Bug Tracking System
(http://bugs.debian.org/) whether there is a bug filed about this
(perhaps with a work-around), and if not, file one on your own?
Recompiling stuff does not necessarily make it better.

Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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