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Re: 5.1 -> 5.2 move



Johnny Hughes (mailing-lists hughesjr com) said: 
> 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.
>
> Anyone have any GOOD ideas :D

Well, we can just use the gtkhtml38 package already in CVS. But yeah,
there's no way to make it not conflict with the 5.1 gtkhtml3 package.

To be honest, though, I'd be surprised if there are hundreds of 3rd party
apps - heck, I doubt there's more than 10.

Bill


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