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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 07-05-2004, 04:54 AM   #1
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Updating packages


Say I want to update to GTK+ 2.4 on my LFS 5 system. Assuming I manage to remove all of the stuff that was installed with GTK+ 2.2 from the LFS5 book, does the possibility exist that I will have problems with currently installed stuff that I compiled against GTK+2.2?

Ahhh....to still be so noobish.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 09:15 AM   #2
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If I am asking a question that is answered somewhere in LFS, then please point me in the right direction.

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Old 07-05-2004, 11:57 AM   #3
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It's sort-of discussed here in Beyond LFS http://lfs.securewebservices.co.uk/b...portant-pkgmgt Gtk and Glib are shared libraries so it's quite possible that something may break if you update from 2.2 to 2.4. If I was in your position I'd rebuild from the start. It can be tedious though so you might want to think about using scripts.
 
  


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