upgrading glib2 and gtk2
djensenlin at windstream.net
Wed Apr 29 08:43:59 PDT 2009
On Wed, 29 Apr 2009 12:58:42 +0100
lux-integ <lux-integ at btconnect.com> wrote:
> I currently have gtk-2.14.3 installed in /opt/gtk2. I want to
> upgrade to gtk-2.16.1 ( for newer version of firefox, geda etc) I
> also have glib-2.18.3
> a)Regarding glib2 can I just install 2.20.1 over the old version of
> glib2.18.3 or is 'uninstallation' and post-install symnlinks
> b) regarding gtk-2.16.1; is it backward compatible to
> version-2.14.3 allowing a symlink to the newer version? Or must I
> keep the old 2.14.3 hanging around as quite a few things depend
> on it?
> suggestions welcomed.
I'm thinking just install them, latest glib, cairo, pango, atk, and gtk.
but I'm fearless s/fear/clue/
proceed at your own risk
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