[Mono-list] Fedora Core 3 Mono YUM Repository
Wed, 17 Nov 2004 22:54:53 +0000
> > I'd honestly recommend checking the sources out from svn and compiling
> > it up. It will lead to far fewer tears when FC updates gtkhtml and the
> > such.
As soon as FC changes one of the libraries which (say) gtk-sharp or
monodoc relies on, the rpms will break or you won't be able to do the
install. At least with the source version, you just do a quick recompile
and it's as if nothing happened.
> gtkhtml being updated will still break your stuff if the soname changes
> if you are using svn, tarballs, packages, or telepathic source creation.
Point is, if you have the -devel rpms installed and updated, you just
need to recompile and that's it. Jobs done.
Plus it does have the advantage of giving bug fixes not available in the
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