Re: Proposed: evolution

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 14:21 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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?

#ifdefs would be fine.  Federico sent me some skeleton code actually
that should help switching between the two.

JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
Novell, Inc.

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