[blfs-dev] WebKitGTK+ with enchant-2

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 14:50:46 PST 2017

Kian Moretz wrote:
> In the latest (systemd) BLFS book from 2017-12-17, WebKitGTK+ doesn't
> recognize enchant as being installed when using the enchant-2 version
> included in the current book. By installing enchant-1.6.0 from BLFS-8.1, I
> was able to get cmake to recognize enchant when building WebKitGTK+. Not
> sure if this is an issue with WebKitGTK+ or something BLFS should
> recognize and change.
> It might be necessary to include two different versions of enchant in BLFS
> in order to allow packages to build properly. I'm not entirely sure what
> the best solution would be here, but it's something that should probably
> be looked into.

Are you sure?  I only have enchant-2.1.3 installed and

$ ldd /usr/lib/libwebkit2gtk-4.0.so.37.24.6|grep enchant
     libenchant.so.2 => /usr/lib/libenchant.so.2

   -- Bruce

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