[GNC-dev] Documentation update problems

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be
Thu Sep 20 13:14:04 EDT 2018

Op donderdag 20 september 2018 19:09:10 CEST schreef Adrien Monteleone:
> > On Sep 20, 2018, at 5:46 AM, David Cousens <davidcousens at bigpond.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > I'll set the examples up to default to a /home/user/.local install and
> > then perhaps add an extra section on installing for all users and the
> > various options there and the need for administrator privileges. Most
> > Linux users do get used to that pretty quickly
> If the target is going to be casual builders, should the recommendation
> instead include in the recipe the commands to package the app first and
> then install via the system package manager? That would seem a cleaner
> approach and remove the need for retaining build directories for removal,
> having to probably revisit the wiki to figure out how to uninstall just use
> their regular package manager to handle it.

I think that goes very much in the direction of flatpak, snap and friends.

I personally don't think adding information on packaging will make it any 
easier. This is in general rather challenging in fact.


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