[GNC-dev] Dependencies on Launchpad

Stephen M. Butler kg7je at arrl.net
Mon May 27 15:51:20 EDT 2019

On 5/27/19 12:07 PM, Geert Janssens wrote:
> On maandag 27 mei 2019 20:08:24 CEST Stephen M. Butler wrote:
>> On 5/27/19 1:15 AM, Geert Janssens via gnucash-devel wrote:
>>> Op maandag 27 mei 2019 09:22:42 CEST schreef Colin Law:
>>>> I would not bother trying to build for Trusty. It went out of support
>>>> in April, nobody should be using it now.
>>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
>>>> Colin
>>> Agreed.
>>> Trusty does come with googletest, but the package is called gtest. It was
>>> not merged yet with the google-mock package (both of which are required
>>> for gnucash).
>>> I believe the real issue though is the version is too old. It's 1.6 and
>>> IIRC we need at least 1.7.
>>> Geert
>> Auch!  I had grabbed the extended service date and was thinking it was
>> still viable through 2022.  Looking at the various dependencies shows
>> that Bionic (18.04) might be the earliest Ubuntu with all the needed
>> modules.  I think I'll repackage for that and see how that goes.
> What dependencies are missing for Ubuntu 16.04  (the current oldest LTS) ? Of 
> course you are free to spend your effort where you see fit.

Googletest didn't have an entry for xenial that I could find.  Also
libgwengui-gtk3-dev was missing (didn't look for the alternative
mentioned in another email).

Thought if I could get Bionic (or Disco) built up on Launchpad's ppa,
then we could expand from there.

That failed (see next email).

Stephen M Butler, PMP, PSM
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