Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 15th Jan 2005 02:09 UTC, submitted by Paul Best
Slackware, Slax On a recent IRC discussion Pat discussed Slackware's future and the restructuring that will happen for Slackware 11. Regarding the removal of Gnome from Slackware, he said: "GNOME is not easy to build into packages, lacks decent documentation to build, and requires many undocumented system changes for things to work 100%".
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RE : re: undocumented
by Anonymous on Sat 15th Jan 2005 12:03 UTC

>since people have figured this out, why aren't we filing >bugs with the documentation included?
Because gnome's developper and maintener just don't care ??
gnome's Bugzilla is the "opium of people", really.. juste have a look to the number of critical flaws which are still unsolved......... so the documentation problem is the least of their problems