[Slackbuilds-users] libraries/gtksourceview: Fix several build issues.

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Tue Sep 11 13:38:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:55:10 +0300
Mikko Varri <vmj at linuxbox.fi> wrote:

> Hello,
> In August, I babbled:
> > 
> > python/pygtksourceview:  gtksourceview 2.x does not seem to compile
> > as is, and pygtksourceview is not compatible with gtksourceview
> > 3.x.  I guess pygtksourceview is legacy stuff anyway: everyone
> > should be switching to pygobject, which does not require separate
> > bindings for each library.  Unless the maintainer of gtksourceview
> > finds a way to make 2.x work, remove the pygtksourceview, please.
> > 
> I managed to get gtksourceview 2.x to build on both slackware and
> slackware64 -current from yesterday.  The required patches are in
> 'gtksourceview' branch at:
>   git://github.com/vmj/slackbuilds.git

Committed in my git branch; thanks! :-)

> With those patches in, python/pygtksourceview and developent/gedit
> SlackBuilds work as is.  So, no need to remove them.  I haven't tried
> the other two gtksourceview dependants: development/gnome-inform7 or
> office/gummi.

Well, maybe someone who uses those will speak up :-)

> Btw, network/w3af claims to depend on pygtksourceview, but the
> SlackBuild is not in the checklist and I couldn't find a mention of
> pygtksourceview in the w3af docs.  Maybe it doesn't actually depend on
> it?

Good question, and I don't know the answer.  Maybe w3af's maintainer
can shed some light :-)

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