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Re: [opensuse] Fink for OpenSuSE?
  • From: "Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC)" <hyltonconacher@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 08:39:49 +0200
  • Message-id: <fb35d81a0901022239s724972bq694d8f720fd88ef5@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2009/1/3 Michael S. Dunsavage <mikesd1@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
On Sat, 2009-01-03 at 01:21 -0300, Cristian Rodríguez wrote:
in most scenarios, rebuilding
packages from source will not produce any noticeable benefit for you.

The only time I see compiling a necessity is if the binary needs to be
compiled with a certain option.

It would still be nice to have as then if the precompiled rpm package
is defunct, then a user can download the source and compile it
specific to their system.

If I were you, I would raise a Request for Enhancement jd.

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