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Re: how can I set up a "testing" machine to be able to compile Gnome apps



On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 12:39:46PM -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Oct 2003 at 17:55 GMT, stan penned:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 02:55:11PM -0400, Mark Roach wrote:
> >> On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 13:47, stan wrote:
> >> > I'm going to build a machine to use for some video camera work. I
> >> > will probably be using the gspy package. 
> >> > 
> >> > But, I will most likely need to make a few changes to that
> >> > application for my needs. Iv'e installed the deb on a machine, and
> >> > it works great. But when I grabed the source tarball and tried to
> >> > compile it, I got things like:
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> > ing for gnomeConf.sh file in /usr/local/lib... not found configure:
> >> > error: Could not find the gnomeConf.sh file that is generated by
> >> > gnome-libs install
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> > What steps do I need to take to be able to compile Gnome
> >> > application packages from source on Debian?
> >> 
> >> try apt-get build-dep gspy
> >> 
> > Ahm I see that downloads all the requisite source packages.
> > 
> > Thansk.
> > 
> 
> Oooh that's awesome!  I had no idea ...
> 
Well, the reason I btheed to send this was because I asked what that di
several days agao, and never got an answer.

So, when I found time to try it I thought I'd put the answer in the
archive.

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