4.6 installer: glade files installed to global prefix
stephan at xfce.org
Mon Jan 19 11:51:34 CET 2009
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> Am Mon, 19 Jan 2009 11:35:49 +0100
> schrieb Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org>:
>> Am Sun, 18 Jan 2009 09:59:08 +0100
>> schrieb Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>:
>> > On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 04:35:49 +0100, Jannis Pohlmann
>> > <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
>> > G'Morning,
>> > >I just played with the installer a bit and created the necessary
>> > >files to create an installer for 4.6. I did a test run, installing
>> > >to /home/jannis/local as a normal user and I ran into a problem
>> > >with the gladeui files. I don't have the log at hand right now,
>> > >but I know that the build scripts tried to install stuff from
>> > >libxfcegui4/glade/ into the gladeui prefix (/usr/share/glade3 or
>> > >something).
>> > >
>> > >So, for the installer this is a bit problematic. A lot of people
>> > >will try to run the installer as a normal user and if they happen
>> > >to have libgladeui they will run into this problem. Any ideas how
>> > >to fix that?
>> > I use the following ./configure options to build my Xfce
>> > in /home/enrico/apps/xfce-svn:
>> > for libxfcegui4:
>> > --with-libglade-module-path=$prefix/libglade/2.0/
>> > for xfce-utils:
>> > --with-xsession-prefix=$prefix
>> > $prefix is:
>> > prefix="/home/enrico/apps/xfce-svn"
>> > And to get the libxfce4gui stuff working when running, you need to
>> > make the LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH public, the following is a snippet
>> > from my ~/.bashrc:
>> > # for libxfcegui4
>> > export
>> > LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH=/home/enrico/apps/xfce-svn/libglade/2.0/:
>> > $LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH
>> It looks like this affects both, the gladeui as well as the normal
>> glade stuff. Bad. I guess the installer won't work unless we find a
>> platform-independent way to define $LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH somewhere.
>> .bashrc is not really an option because not everyone uses bash. We
>> *could* add a 'gladedir' variable to libxfcegui4-1.0.pc and use
>> export LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH="$LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH \
>> `pkg-config --variable=gladedir libxfcegui4-1.0.pc`"
> This has to be
> export LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH="$LIBGLADE_MODULE_PATH:\
> `pkg-config --variable=gladedir libxfcegui4-1.0.pc`"
> of course.
I like that approach, it seems like the perfect solution. :-)
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