Re: Mapping dependencies between Gnome modules

Hi Daniel,

Have a look at jhbuild,n which will give you this dependency
information, as well as with "blessed" external dependencies.


Daniel Dewey wrote:
> Hi guys! This list seems somewhat empty, but I'll give it a try anyway.
> I'm doing a bit of research on Gnome and the first thing I need to do is 
> to map the dependencies between the modules (as listed on 
>, so that I end up with a directed graph 
> where there is an edge from A to B if A's correct functioning depends on 
> the correct functioning of B.
> So far, I have considered a few approaches to getting this information. 
> Since many distros include Gnome in their package systems, there is some 
> dependency information there, but I have yet to find a distro whose 
> packages correspond to Gnome's list of modules. For this reason, I'd 
> like to analyze Gnome's code directly by checking out modules one at a 
> time and extracting their dependencies... somehow. This is the step I'm 
> currently on, and it's sort of complex; dependency information needs to 
> be extracted from source files and configuration files, mostly, which is 
> difficult.
> Anyone have any other ideas? Am I missing some other approach?
> Thanks,
> ~Daniel
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