[PATCH] GNOME 2: HIGify welcome dialog.
warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue May 4 13:32:39 EDT 2004
Herbert Thoma <tma at iis.fhg.de> writes:
> Just as a side note on this topic:
> I just installed SuSE 9.1 and tried to compile GnuCash (stable branch first).
> Almost all packages needed are included in the distribution, but they don't
> get installed by default. There is an installation option for full gnome and
> for developement, but apparently this installs gnome2 devel packages only.
That is unfortunate.
> To compile GnuCash I had to install quite a few gnome devel packages manually.
> Guppi is not included in SuSE 9.1. There are Guppi DLLs in the GnuCash 1.8.8
> package that comes with SuSE 9.1 but no guppi-devel.
Yes, SuSE decided to build guppi inside the gnucash package. Don't
ask me why. Ask them.
> OK, I compiled this
>>From source like I did in the old 1.6 days ... There was another problem
> with slib: slib comes as version 3a1 and caused a compilation error. I
> installed 2d4 and this worked fine.
The slib3 issue should be fixed in 1.8.9.
> gtk2 on SuSE 9.1 is version 2.2.4. I am a little concerned about the missing
> guppi. We should have a gnome 2 GnuCash ready when major distibutions drop
> more of gnome 1 support ...
Preaching the choir. We're working on the g2 port. We need help.
Send patches to help get it completed.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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