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Re: Debian updates & upgrades with dialup [was: wxWindows for GTK installation]



Just FYI (Tim) :

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 05:07:56PM +0100, Shri Shrikumar wrote:
| On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 19:33, Tim wrote:

| > Good enough!  How would you recommend I get around the initial updates
| > of several hundred MB?  I'm still with 3.0r0.
| 
| The several hundred mb updates are because wxGTK2.4 is now compiled with
| g++-3.2 and depends on everything that was compiled with that as well.
| 
| What you can do is download the source using
| 
| apt-get source ...

This downloads a 10MB tarball.

| and then get the depends using
|
| apt-get build-dep ...

The bandwidth and disk this requires depends on what you already have
installed.

| then go into the directory and run
| 
| fakeroot debian/rules binary (I think)

That's correct.  It will take a couple hours with a Duron 750 (and
lots of RAM) and needs about 280MB disk space.

I discovered that last night when I rebuilt the package with wxPython
2.4.0.6 (instead of .3) so I could try out Boa Constructor.

-D

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