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Re: [ANN] Gnome 1.4 debs available

Bastien Nocera wrote:

> Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> >
> > Bastien Nocera wrote:
> >
> > > Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > > >
> > > > These are the Ximian .debs?  If so, they're binary incompatible with official
> > > > GNOME .debs, and Ximian is no longer supporting sid: "unstable is changing a bit
> > > > too fast underneath us."  So I guess those .debs are for stable?
> > >
> [snip]
> > > Sure... But there are people that want the stuff _now_. I wanted to test
> > > Nautilus and Evolution more for example before going to GUADEC. I offer
> > > them as a gift to the Debian/PPC users, and try to do my best to keep
> > > them up-to-date and working. If you don't like them, and don't mind
> > > waiting ages to get already obsolete packages, that's your problem.
> >
> > Agreed, but other Debian/PPC users should know about their limitations, right?
> > Binary incompatibility with and inability to smoothly upgrade to new versions of the
> > official .debs (because of version numbers) are serious issues, which any user should
> > take into account before using Ximian .debs.
> They are not ximian debs ! I do the exact same thing as the other
> maintainers. I compile everything by hand, on the latest version of
> unstable from glib to nautilus.

Ah, this was the confusion.  I read from the website at http://hadess.net/idoru.shtml the

     Ximian Gnome 1.4 packages for Debian/PPC available here !

and I mistakenly thought these were the Ximian .debs.


-Adam P.

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