[MonoDevelop] Subversion integration

Joshua Tauberer tauberer@for.net
Thu, 07 Apr 2005 09:16:42 -0400

John Luke wrote:
> Even if we wrote our own static makefiles you will still need
> the -devel packages.

Why is that?  (aside from gdldock's needs)  For instance, why is 
gnome-vfs-2.0's pc file required?

>  - installing all the gnome related files to the right locations
> (.desktop, etc)

Yeah, okay, but to me this should be a separate task from compiling the 
application itself, since I can run the application without installing 
it (I think).

>  - I18N stuff that seems to be integrated in automake/autoconf nicely

That I didn't know about.

> That being said if it really is too complicated and is preventing people
> from using/contributing lets find out what is actually the trouble and
> maybe we can simplify things a bit.

Well, I don't know that it's preventing people from contributing.  I was 
just thinking that it could all be cleaner, possibly in an ideal world 
and not in this one.  :)

- Joshua Tauberer


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