Re: there has got to be a better way!!! Upgrading GTK+
From: Linønut (linønut_at_bone.com)
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 11:34:28 -0500
George Jones IV poked his little head through the XP firewall and said:
> Which still leaves my original question unanswered. Why do I need to
> update my distro in order to have current toolkits without having to
> compile dependancies for days on end?
It won't take days. Might take one day.
> Why can I not simply install the
> toolkits without having to go through dependancy hell? Why can I not
> take an old distro like, say, Red Hat 6.2 (a fine distro, BTW) and
> update it easily to run more up to date apps? Is there an easier way to
> do this?
Face it, George, time moves on, and libraries get enhanced, and newer
apps depend on the newer features of the libraries. Load the new
-- Tux rox!