larry at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jul 3 09:05:32 PDT 2002
James Iwanek wrote:
> Scot Mc Pherson wrote:
>> Since there is some talk of gnome-2 and hint creation i'd like to make a
>> proposal. I think tha the hints should be kept separate. The point being
>> that the build instructions for gnome-1.4 and gnome-2 are not the same.
>> At the same time, there is still compelling reason to stick with
>> gnome-1.4 if on wishes to. This is principly why I renamed the current
>> gnome hint gnome-1.4.txt so that we could keep this hint and any future
>> gnome-2.txt hint separate and distinct.
>> What say all of you?
>> Scot Mc Pherson
> very good idea - if mark agrees i will put it in the book when finished -
> im starting on putting the gnome-1.4 packages in the book tomorrow
The release notes give the order and compile instructions (which have been
standardized). Obviously if these instructions are vague or incorrect, a
hint would be necessary, but what are peoples actual experience. I recall
seeing one compile error question on blfs.support that got a real quick
It appears to me the ones requesting a hint have not even read the website,
and have definately not read the 'release notes'!
BTW - a good hint appears to be how to properly configure the desktop.
There are numerious comments in the reviews on where to change settings so
that the change is effective.
Going back to my room, sorry.
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