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Re: 5.1 -> 5.2 move



On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 10:59:26AM -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> They didn't do it because it is hard :(
>
> I am looking at what we can do for CentOS-5.2 right now.
>
> This is VERY bad.  As you guys in EPEL have already no doubt figured  
> out, there either needs to be a new libgtkhtml-3.8.so.15 or everything  
> that was compiled against gtkhtml3 will need to be recompiled.  Red Hat  
> recompiled all the things for EL5.2 already ... but this is really  
> unsatisfactory as there are hundreds of 3rd party apps that will need to  
> be recompiled.
>
> The problem is (as Bill Nottingham already pointed out) that several  
> files are in a location that would conflict if a compatibility package  
> were produced. The bad areas are:
>
> /usr/share/gtkhtml-3.8
> /usr/share/locale/*/MESSAGES/
>
> Those 2 shared areas are going to be hard to (if not impossible) make work.

Is there a beginning of a package somewhere that I could have a look at?

--
Pat


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