[PATCH] GNOME 2: HIGify welcome dialog.

Derek Atkins 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.

>  Herbert.


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