[Slackbuilds-users] Building Gnote: problem with Boost headers

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 07:22:43 UTC 2016

2016-07-18 9:00 GMT+02:00 Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr>:
> Hi,
> I'm currently trying to build Gnote, a nifty little note-taking
> application I've been using for a few years now. For those who don't
> know Gnote, it's Tomboy rewritten in C++.
> Gnote 0.8.4 builds fine under Slackware 14.1. Here's the source:
> http://www.microlinux.fr/microlinux/desktop-14.1-source/xap/gnote/
> I tried to build that exact version under Slackware 14.2 for a start,
> but ./configure spews out a puzzling error:
> checking for LIBGLIBMM... yes
> checking for GTK... yes
> checking for LIBGTKMM... yes
> checking for LIBXML... yes
> checking for LIBXSLT... yes
> checking for PCRE... yes
> checking for UUID... yes
> checking for Boost headers version >= 1.34.0... yes
> checking for Boost's header version...
> configure: error: invalid value: boost_major_version=
> Any idea what's missing here?

I think that most probably happens because the version of gnote you
are trying to build is old and it doesn't like the newer boost


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