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Re: [SLE] stupid dependencies
  • From: Luca Botti <botti.luca@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 09:12:48 +0100
  • Message-id: <200503070912.49628.botti.luca@xxxxxxxx>
Would you mind sharing the script you use? I have been thinking about
recompiling the src rpms to get a faster system for a while, but it has been
a lot of a hassle.



Alle 20:54, domenica 06 marzo 2005, John Kelly ha scritto:
> On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 15:02:59 +0100 (CET), Gabor Istvan
>
> <suseuser04@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > SuSE has ... unnecessary dependencies.
>
> And more with every new release it seems. I use grep and sed in a
> shell script to strip the source rpm spec files down to essential
> dependencies, then compile from source. It takes time, but I like
> everything compiled from source (and i686 optimized), plus I can mix
> updated packages from 9.2 with my 9.0 system / 2.4 kernel.
>
> My login prompt even says Welcome to SuSE 9.x
>
> Anyone know what version of gcc will be in suse 9.3? gcc 3.3.x is
> unreliable with -O3, but gcc 3.4.x seems to produce correct output at
> -O3, for what I have tested so far.

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