Re: Proposed: evolution

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 09:06 -0400, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> Are you volunteering to build stable Gnome 2.6 packages for the distros
> on which we ship snapshots? There are not stable, supported-by-vendor
> distributions that include Gnome 2.6 from Mandrake, SuSE, or Red Hat,
> that I am aware of. We ship snaps for Mandrake 9.1 and 9.2, Red Hat 9,
> and SuSE 8.2, 9.0, and 9.1. Depending on a totally new stack would kill
> our testing, as we couldn't have snapshots without also shipping a
> Gnome 2.6 desktop on all of those distros, which we don't have the
> resources to do (yes, time is a resource too). I also don't believe
> anyone has written/submitted a patch that just did this stuff through
> the use of #ifdef, so that we were still compilable and usable on the
> older distributions. I would be all for a patch to #ifdef GTK_VERSION
> (2, 4, 0) or something for the file chooser dialog, though, it isn't
> totally my decision if it goes in or not.

I think everyone would be happy with ifdef's. Is that an option for the
evo folks?

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 
The revelation that his marriage of 30 years had disintegrated because
of his wife's infidelity came as a rude shock, like a surcharge at a
formerly surcharge-free cashpoint. 

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