[Slackbuilds-users] pixbuf - redundant?
rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Thu Dec 30 00:44:21 UTC 2010
On Wed, 29 Dec 2010 10:31:07 -0200
Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 9:53 AM, <SlackBuilds at catcons.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hello :-)
> > I mailed the pixbuf maintainer about this but got a 550.
> > While exploring how to set an icon for rxvt-unicode, I discovered
> > that pixbuf seems to be included in the standard Slackware 13.1
> > gtk+2-2.18.9 package. Here's the evidence:
> > root at CW8:~# grep pixbuf \
> > /var/log/packages/gtk+2-2.18.9-x86_64-1 | wc -l
> > 104
> > Does that mean the pixbuf SlackBuild is redundant or does it
> > provide more functionality that the pixbuf in gtk+2?
> There are many similarities, but the two versions are not equal and
> install in different locations.
> I honestly don't know about differences in functionality etc.
> Anyway, in Slackware-current gdk-pixbuf has been officially added
> (Nov.14) so when that becomes 13.2/14.0 we'll have to remove
> gdk-pixbuf from SlackBuilds.org.
I won't swear to this, but I believe the gdk-pixbuf2 in Slackware
is gtk+2's gdk-pixbuf, while the gdk-pixbuf we have at SBo is
for gtk+ (gtk *1*), so there's no conflict.
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