[blfs-dev] Package statistics
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 09:01:36 PST 2012
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 09:34:29PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> brasero, eog, and empathy do not have size/space/time data.
> True. There will be others. Of the approx 180 packages, some are
> not dependencies of what I regard as essential, nor things that
> interest me, so I haven't built them. Some other packages will have
> size, but not space/time. Once it's all in, I can go back and look
> at them.
If you haven't built them, how do you know if the instructions work?
Perhaps an "Under development" tag would be appropriate.
> AFAIK, everything has an md5sum. Would it help if I ensured there
> was a download size ?
> I'm taking the view that (having built enough of gnome to get a
> workable desktop) the important thing is to get the packages and
> instructions (even though some of the instructions/dependencies may
> be slightly obsolete for current gnome-3.2).
I don't have a problem with slightly out of date packages.
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