Compiling the CVS head

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
20 Jun 2002 10:36:21 -0400

The RPM, when it is released, will have a full set of BuildRequires
which will explicitly tell you what you need to install.  Personally
I just assumed that you have all the -devel packages installed if
you were going to try to build something :)

However, I'm glad you got it working :)


Eildert Groeneveld <> writes:

> Hello everyone
> with the impressive support of all of you I have managed to finally create a 
> gnucash binary. Thus, indeed it can be compiled under RedHat 7.2.
> If asked what had to be done, I am really somewhat at a loss.
> Firstly, a complete upgrade of the installation in particular regarding the 
> gnome components seems to be necessary. As indicated by Chris Lyttle missing 
> -devel packages are really a source of a large proportion of the problems.
> However I have no good advice on how to speed up this manual work of figuring 
> out which packages are missing. We should really have some sort of script 
> which would allow downloading and upgrading the system as required.
> Anyway, lost of thanx to everyone.
> Eildert
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