[Thunar-dev] First Time

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 06:22:48 CET 2008

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:00:18AM -0500, John Van Enk wrote:
> All,
> I'm sure I'm doing this wrong, but I was unable to find an etiquette guide
> anywhere. Please don't hesitate to correct me.
> I am interested in helping with Thunar development and pulled the SVN repo
> down tonight. Honestly, I'm pretty new to this stuff, so I'm probably
> building this wrong as well. I was unable to build after the following
> steps:
> ./autogen.sh
> ./configure --enable-debug

./configure --enable-maintainer-mode --enable-debug

That's what autogen.sh appends automatically.  vim autogen.sh to get an

> make
> I end up with this error:
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/switch/svn/xfce/thunar/trunk/thunarx'
> make[3]: *** No rule to make target `thunarx-config.c', needed by
> `libthunarx_1_la-thunarx-config.lo'.  Stop.
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/switch/svn/xfce/thunar/trunk/thunarx'
> make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/switch/svn/xfce/thunar/trunk/thunarx'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/switch/svn/xfce/thunar/trunk'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> I noticed that this file and the matching .h file used to be generated by
> the Makefile in trunk/thunarx around line 954, but it seems to have been
> commented out.
> Is this something known, or something that was overlooked b/c the file
> existed on most developers' systems and would only show up on a fresh SVN
> check out?
> Again, feel free to correct me, I'd love to help.


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