[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk# RPM ETA?

Philip Chapman pac1085@rochester.rr.com
Fri, 27 Dec 2002 22:53:13 -0500

Gentoo has had ebuilds for Mono and gtk-sharp for a while.  Very simple
to use, "emerge mono gtk-sharp" will compile and install it.

On Friday 27 December 2002 10:37 pm, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> Hello,
> I hope this message does not come off as sounding like a
> "nag".  Because that is not the intent.  I'm just curious.
> What I'd like to know is if there is an ETA for when RPMs
> for Gtk# are expected.
> The reason I ask is because... it's one thing for me, the
> developer to install things from tarballs, etc.  But for
> clients (and other end users), who are even uncomfortable
> with RPM instillations, having to have them go to
> the command line, and do anything is "unthinkable".
> For them, a set of RPMs (or whatever the distro
> is using) is a necessity.
> It is my hope that (in the short term) there emerges a
> nice package of RPMs for Mono and Gtk# that "just works".
> The appropriate people to do this would be, IMO, Ximian
> with Red Carpet; and each Linux distribution maker -- Mandrake,
> Red Hat, SuSE, Debian, Gentoo, etc etc.  Since they are the
> ones making the "system libraries".  So... does anyone know
> of Ximian's, Red Hat's, SuSE's, Debian's, Gentoo's, etc, plans
> on this???
> I know I am probably asking a bit early... but I was just
> curious as to when this was expected.  Since deploying
> any application written using Gtk# and Mono would have
> to wait for that too.
> Thanks.
> See ya