[lsb-discuss] gtk libraries reference specification

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Fri Mar 28 01:13:34 PDT 2008


Alexey Khoroshilov wrote:
> As far as I can see we still have a problem with gtk libraries
> reference specification (bug #1925 [1]). 
> 
> The LSB refers the "frozen" version of the gtk libraries
> documentation (glib-2.6.2, etc.), which were placed at the gtk.org
> site. But the documentation was disappeared from the gtk.org two
> months ago and it is still absent though the bug request was filed
> [2]. As a result we have broken links at the LSB Standard and at the
> LSB Navigator. It is an unacceptable situation for our users.     
> 
> If legal conditions allow I would suggest to publish a copy of
> gtk-2.6.2 documentation at the LF site and to change normative
> references accordingly.  
> 
> By the way if we uplift gtk to 2.8 for LSB 4.0 we will need to have
> one more "frozen" version of the gtk libraries documentation. If an
> upstream project has no infrastructure to publish documentation of
> old releases, requests to keep several "frozen" versions would be
> painful for them. It is an additional reason to keep "frozen"
> versions at the LF site.     
> 
> Thoughts?

I have already for some weeks had the frozen 2.6.2 specs at
refspecs.linux-foundation.org as a "backup position".  There
hasn't been any action on the Gnome bug, but when I talked
with some folks here they wanted to leave a little more time
before we flip the links over.




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