tightening requirements... sorta

Robby Workman xfce at rlworkman.net
Sat Aug 9 22:22:35 CEST 2008

Nick Schermer wrote:
> 2008/8/9 Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu>:
>> So, I'd like to propose making gamin/FAM a "soft required" dependency
>> for Thunar.  This really just amounts to a configure script change.  If
>> you just run configure with no arguments, and gamin/FAM isn't present,
>> then the configure script errors out, with a message telling you to
>> install it, or if you *really* don't want it, to pass
>> --disable-change-notification to configure, in which case it'll let you
>> compile without gamin/FAM.
> I'm ok with the change, but how many times is the fam deamon not
> running? It only fixes a part of the problem...

Do people still use *fam* at all?  Maybe that's the only thing
available on *BSD, but for linux anyway, I've not seen any problems
at all with gamin?


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