[Slackbuilds-users] evince

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 11:08:36 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 6:06 AM, Max Miorim <miorimmax at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 3:20 AM, emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net> wrote:
>> I think I'll give installing the dev version a shot. If it works without
>> problems, it might be better to switch over to that instead of
>> backporting.
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> Although I have not tested, I don't think it's possibile without
> updating Slackware's glib. Let me know if you have any luck with this,
> so i'll update too. :)
> -- Max
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The development version of evince needs the new glib [1] which is
marked as "Only for testing", "Do not use in a production
Does not sound like the way to go...

The stable version of evince (the version that builds with the
SlackBuild) needs the gnome-settings-daemon, which *I* cannot use
under my XFce, but I have no idea if it works under KDE.
I guess non-gnome users will have to live with evince not saving its
settings for now.


[1] evince changed to using the schema-based GSettings, removing the
GConf stuff. These GSettings functions are not available in 'our'

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