[Tellico-users] Tellico 2.0 in Gnome?
nelamvr6 at inbox.com
Thu Oct 8 14:32:14 UTC 2009
Regis, I'm sorry. My reply was rude, and all you were trying to do was help.
I hope you can forgive me, and thanks for your help.
> First, thank you, I will attempt to use the info you have provided to
> continue my efforts. If you could point me towards that deb package that
> you mentioned I would be even more appreciative.
> Secondly, you are mistaken. You say that I should not assume that the
> problems I am having are common? Are you kidding me? You are assuming
> that everyone is an expert code slinger! How in the world is Linux ever
> going to progress beyond a niche if the prevailing attitude is that you
> have to pass a proficiency test before you can use it?
> I am not exactly computer illiterate, nor am I completely Linux
> I admit I'm not a developer like you, but I have installed quite a few
> programs using the configure - make - make install routine. But this
> situation makes me feel like I'm back slogging through Suse 8.
> If I am having problems enough to come here asking for help can you
> imaging people with even less experience trying to use this program?
> They are not going to bother, they're going to keep on going and try to
> find a program that they can actually get working.
> I do appreciate you help, and I apologize if I seem snarky this morning,
> but I have been frustrated by this for days, and having you tell me that
> the reason I'm having trouble is that I'm just too dumb isn't exactly
> enhancing my Tellico experience.
> Regis Boudin wrote:
>> On Thu, October 8, 2009 12:45, nelamvr6 wrote:
>>> I have been going through all sorts of dependency hell since attempting
>>> this, I have installed what ever libraries that it appeared that I
>>> yet still more error messages in the cmake process, and still no Tellico
>> Look there :
>> List of all the packages needed to build tellico 2.0. You will need
>> build-essential on top of them.
>>> What we really need is a .deb package.
>> There is one. In Debian. Since you're using a derivative of a derivative
>> in freeze, there is a delay. If you want the package as soon as it is
>> ready, either use Debian unstable, or learn how to build it.
>>> A huge number of Tellico users use Gnome, we really need a .deb package,
>>> or EASY TO FOLLOW instructions.
>> I use Gnome. I know a few people who use both, and they don't have a
>> problem. Don't assume the problems you have with your distribution apply
>> to everyone.
>>> Right now I am thinking more and more that cmake simply sucks.
>> Although I would agree that cmake has a number of flaws, I can't see
>> it is the source of your problems.
>> Regis (Debian maintainer of Tellico)
>> tellico-users mailing list
>> tellico-users at kde.org
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