[gobolinux-users] Enlightenment

Otto Barnes otto.barnes at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 02:24:54 UTC 2006


I'm including only Enlightenment developed dependencies.  For E17 that includes:


Thanks for the guidance.


On 11/7/06, Lucas C. Villa Real <lucasvr at gobolinux.org> wrote:
> On 11/3/06, Otto Barnes <otto.barnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have been toying with E17 lately.  I created recipes for all of the
> > dependencies of the enlightenment tarball and most of the other
> > applications when I started to wonder how users were going to install
> > both E16 and E17 on the same system and use them at the same time.
> > Personally, I would like to type 'Compile E17' and get the whole
> > thing, entrance, eterm, and themes.  So this spawns a couple
> > questions:
> >
> > 1.  Would using a meta recipe allow me to grab the E17 group keeping
> > the individual application and library versions separate from E16?
> >
> > 2.  This isn't in line with the current paradigm...i.e KDE, XFCE, etc...right?
> >
> > 3.  Would this be better in a script?  Or is this a new paradigm...say
> > Compile --group E17?
> Hi Otto, sorry for the late reply!
> That's the way we used to do with KDE and friends: grouping them all
> with a single meta-recipe. The good thing on having a separate
> installation is that both Compile and InstallPackage can be aware that
> a given dependency, also used by Enlightenment, exists, just by
> looking at its entry on /Programs.
> Packages like Xorg, on the other hand, use the meta-recipe idea. So,
> if something relies in a file shipped by the Xorg-Xlib recipe, for
> example, this package's dependency becomes Xorg instead.
> What kind of components are you grouping together with the
> meta-recipe? Are them all specific parts of E17, or are you including
> known programs too (xterm, libpng, etc)? In the former I see no
> problems on using a meta recipe. The latter probably can have their
> "known-dependencies" listed in the Dependencies file, while keeping
> E17 specific parts in the meta recipe.
> > P.S. The 013 release is great.
> Thanks! Hope you enjoy it :-)
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