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Re: [MiNT] GLib

On Sun, 18 Nov 2007 17:26:06 , Jean-François Lemaire <jflemaire@skynet.be> wrote:
> On Sunday 18 November 2007, Peter Slegg wrote:
> > My Milan60 is capable of building them at reasonable speed but I
> > have almost no experience of building rpm's.
> Well, at least you have a Milan. Sometimes I wish those would still be
> available...

Yes, me too. It would be nice if a few more had been sold.
> Anyway, on the subject of RPMs, maybe upgrading rpm itself to version
> 4.x would be a more logical course of action. Version 4 and up come
> with a separate rpmbuild command, so that the two functions, building
> packages and installing them, are handled by two different programs.
> This may (or may not) make things easier for building other packages.

I will look into it. I have just built glib-2.14.3 with the --disable-threads
option but I am not sure what else I can do with it now.

Maybe GTK could be updated although I expect lost of other
things would need updating too. A big task for one but perhaps
we could start a package update blitz ?
> > Another update on the net issues. This morning I had no client
> > functionality. All I could do was ping hosts. I have just reduced
> > the mtu back to 1458 and all is well again.
> I've noticed just recently that my modem/router's MTU is set to 1498, so
> go figure... If it works at any value, don't fiddle with it :-)
I plan to leave it alone as long as it is working.

A big thanks to all those who patiently helped out.