Compiling xfce 4.6.2

John Culleton john at
Tue Jun 8 17:14:07 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 08 June 2010 10:33:56 Nick Schermer wrote:
> If you have no clue how tarballs works, please leave us out of it 
> wait for your distribution to upgrade, so you can click a button in
> some graphical package manager.
> Thanks,
> Nick
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As previously stated I have been using tarballs for many years, 
perhaps since the late 1970s. I have been compiling programs 
since 1968. But today I expect a program package to be contained 
in one package and compilable with one command or a few 
commands, as previously indicated. For example I update and 
recompile Scribus svn nightly, using a brief script. That is not the 
case with XFCE.  I understand that the individual components can 
be compiled separately.  I am concerned that such piecemeal 
compilation would create conflicts with components not yet 
recompiled. If you can assure me that such conflicts won't happen 
between 4.6.1 and 4.6.2 I will proceed with the bits and pieces as 
time permits.  
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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