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nospam2009archive nospam2009archive at
Sun Sep 16 17:32:21 EDT 2012

On 09/16/2012 09:52 AM, David Woolley wrote:
> nospam2009archive wrote:
>> On 09/16/2012 08:51 AM, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>>> Hi nospam2009archive,
>>> I reported it and it seems that upgrade to gtk+2.0 2.24.12 fixes it. 
>>> Other gtk+2.0
>> "Package gtk2-2.24.11-1.fc17.x86_64 already installed and latest 
>> version"
> One of the big problems in using packages is that they can often be 
> months or even years behind the latest version.  You may have the 
> latest version available from the Fedora 17 repository, but it is a 
> ...11 version and the latest version is a ...12 version.  In this 
> case, it seems to only be 13 days old, which is pushing things even 
> for a key package.  ...11 is only 2 months old, so you should have to 
> wait too long for the re-package.  I don't know if ...11 is security 
> fix; packagers give priority to these.

I followed Mr. Fish's advice and checked the fedora 
repositories...nada...nothing updated in testing either. I suppose 
compiling it from source will turn a few things to hamburger? ( sent 
private to Mr. Woolley because I forgot to hit reply-to-all )

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