A zillion thanks to zoneee for the Gentoo sources (1.7 GB in all) without which this would have been impossible. Off in while to go get Gnome 2.4.1 up on Gentoo (or maybe i'll do that tomorrow).
Link of the Day : http://www.livejournal.com/users/sideshowjamie/3755.html . The guy applied for a job at Lego. When am earning, I'll buy atleast one book & one Lego set every month.