Gnome 2 stuff

Larry Lawrence larry at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Aug 18 20:13:47 PDT 2002


Greg Schafer wrote:

> Hi
> 
> Seeing all Larry's commits go by, and the mention of sawfish, I thought
> it worth while to mention Metacity. AFAIK, heaps of people are dropping
> sawfish in favour of Metacity. I run it here and it hauls arse. No
> messy librep dependencies, written by a core gnome hacker, its an
> execellent wm. Not much in way of a gui cofig tho'..
> 
> Just a suggestion.
> 
> Greg

I'll say this, sawfish will never qualify as an easy install.  It got worse 
because of version splits for GTK+ vs GTK2.  I actually have it installed, 
but have to do the descriptions before I commit it.

The inter-relations of GNOME have given me a headache.

Larry
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