Re: [ANN] Gnome 1.4 debs available
Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> 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.
My bad, the Ximian debs for x86 aren't even available =)