[tomboy-list] compilation settings
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 07:04:48 PDT 2008
On 4/25/08, Antoine Polatouche <antoine at jabron.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm new to this list and to linux as well.
> I recently installed an ubuntu distribution (7.10), this is how I
> discovered Tomboy, which is a nice software!
Awesome! You might want to upgrade to 8.04, which was just released.
It should make it easier for you to build the latest versions of
popular software. But you should be able to build Tomboy on 7.10.
> As a windows developer, I'm lost in the linux world, so I'm asking some
> I installed MonoDevelop and tried to compile Tomboy in terminal
> (transcript of session follows).
> ~/svn-external/tomboy is where I installed the sources from the repository
> Is it the right way to compile Tomboy?
> Now I don't know what to do. Please help!
> Thank you in advance!
All the information you need is right here (please read carefully):
After following the compiling instructions once, you should be able to
build in MonoDevelop. Occasionally, as things change in the Tomboy
build infrastructure, files are added, etc, you will have to rerun
Note that your choice of --prefix is very important. If you want to
overwrite your exisiting installation, you would want to use
Your output indicates that you need to install gnome-common. Running
`sudo apt-get build-dep tomboy` (as mentioned in the instructions I
linked to) may bring that in for you.
This is standard for building most software in Linux. If you have any
other questions, feel free to bug us here or in #tomboy!
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