problems compiling gnome-print-0.37 because of machine type

Arnie Stender astender at aagstender.org
Tue Dec 19 09:30:20 PST 2006


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Simon Geard wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 15:59 -0600, Arnie Stender wrote:
>> 	I have been out of the loop for a while but I'm back at it. One of the
>> things I have been wanting to run on my Linux machines is some sort of
>> bible study program. The only ones I have all run on Windoz so I have
>> been forced to keep some sort of MS box around. Well I have been trying
>> to compile gnomesword and seem to have all the prerequisites except
>> gnome-print. While trying to compile gnome-print I got the following
>> errors from configure.
> 
> Which version of GnomeSword are you installing? Gnome-print is an
> antique Gnome 1.x package, but the screenshots I can find of GnomeSword
> show a modern-looking Gnome 2.x-based application.
> 
> Simon.
> 
Simon,
	Since you asked I'll let you know that I pulled down the
gnomesword-2.1.10 and it configured with the same switches I used on the
older version without problem which leads me to believe it no longer
uses gnome-print. The first make failed with errors that looked like
they were 64 bit related in some spelling code. I hadn't bothered
looking at the possible configure options before but since the make
failed I did and found a number of options that would tell it to build
against a particular web browser. I am using SeaMonkey which had a
switch so I did a make clean and re-ran the configure with the extra
switch and the make ran to completion. Unfortunately, it throws up a
frame with partial content and locks up. It did leave a trace behind so
I'll work on it a bit longer and see what I find.

Arnie

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