How to upgrade a package in a linux distribution?

petrele.chen petrele.chen at
Sun Feb 8 05:42:41 PST 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-08 at 12:56 +0200, Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
> Sorry, but this is not the right mailing link to ask this kind
> of questions.
> I believe you will take better answers if you redirect this question
> either to:
> a. one of the specialized ubuntu forums, possible by opening a bug
>    and make a request to update pygobject or to create another slot of
>    the same package (I think that debian derivated distributions have
>    this mechanism, I could be wrong though)
> b. blfs-support mailing list, which is more suitable to answer questions
>    for packages *beyond* the base lfs base system. However ibus
>    is not a part of BLFS so there is a chance that nobody can answer
>    your question because every package has its idiosyncrasies and people
>    they have to look on sources to find the answer.
> Anyway, what happens, if you change the PKG_CONFIG_PATH and make the
> /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig, to be the first component, provided that the
> installation of pygobject went smoothly under the /usr/local hierarchy
> and there is a *.pc file in /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig?
> Regards,
> Ag.

Thanks anyway. 


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