Re: Please help me compile!
- From: Paul Gear <paulgear bigfoot com>
- To: Martin Baulig <martin home-of-linux org>, gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Please help me compile!
- Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 06:15:59 +1000
Martin Baulig wrote:
> Michael Hall <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Wed, Feb 24, 1999 at 06:42:23PM +1000, Paul Gear wrote:
> > > Here's a pathetic newbie question: what is the recommended/correct way
> > > to compile a GNOME application? I have a new application that i don't
> > > know how to compile, and i can't find any information to show me how to
> > > do it.
> > <snip>
> > > I've also read all of the tutorial information at gnome.org, but i'm
> > > still mystified as to where i should be starting. I'm a little bit
> > > frustrated with it at the moment, but i want to contribute by writing
> > > GNOME apps. _PLEASE_ help me! Even just a basic configure.in and
> > > Makefile.am would be sufficient to get me started...
> > Look through the Software Map at 'www.gnome.org', theres a program
> > called 'gnome-standalone'. It's the basic 'gnome-hello' in a stand-
> > alone version and shows/gives a skeleton for writing your own gnome
> > apps. I looked at it awhile ago, so I really don't remember much about
> > it but maybe it'll help.
> In CVS there are gnome-common and gnome-skel. gnome-common installes
> all the GNOME macros in $(prefix)/share/aclocal/gnome and gnome-skel
> is an example how to set up the autoconf/make stuff so it will find
> those macros.
> I'm going to write a tutorial about this after GNOME 1.0 is out.
Thanks for all that help, guys. How about putting links to these CVS
modules in the GNOME development getting started web pages?
John 3:30 - "He must become greater; i must become less."
Home page: <http://www.bigfoot.com/~paulgear>
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