The libgnomecanvas package contains the GNOME canvas library. It is an engine for structured graphics and one of the essential GNOME libraries.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.2 platform.
This is a legacy GNOME-2 package which has been deprecated by the GNOME developers and will be removed from the book in due course. Please ensure that you really want or need it before you build it.
Download MD5 sum: ffcbb719c671ff5cd86e59aeba8d0b92
Download size: 561 KB
Estimated disk space required: 20 MB
Estimated build time: 0.3 SBU
The instructions below are based on installing the package into a
GNOME environment. If, for
whatever reason, you're installing this package without having
the core GNOME libraries
installed, you'll need to modify the
--prefix= parameter on the configure script to point to
your desired installation path (e.g.,
Install libgnomecanvas by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=$(pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0) && make
This package does not have a testsuite.
Now, as the
ORBit-2.0): Setting the prefix using this parameter
instead of with
ensure that the prefix is consistent with the installation
environment and the package will be installed in the correct
--disable-static: This switch prevents
the static libraries being installed.
--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if
GTK-Doc is installed and you wish
to rebuild and install the API documentation.
Last updated on 2012-09-26 20:18:27 +0000