[linux-elitists] DOTGNU

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Jan 2 21:52:51 PST 2002

Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben@mrbrklyn.com):

> This is not newbies asking these questions.  These are hard core
> users.  They are interested and they are tomorrows developers.  Often
> they are TODAY'S developers.
> If you want to download the latest version of a package and compile it
> before the distro does, this should be capable of being done without
> ./configure telling you something doesn't exist on your system which
> is clearly there.

Well, it seems to me your options are pretty much the same as they
always are:

- Find a way around it.
- Fix it.
- Use something else.

You could ask if there's something you missed.  But, absent that, it's 
not likely that griping's going to have much useful effect. 

Rick Moen                                        This space for rant.

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