gnome-desktop-40.4

Introduction to GNOME Desktop

The GNOME Desktop package contains a library that provides an API shared by several applications on the GNOME Desktop.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Desktop Dependencies

Required

gsettings-desktop-schemas-40.0, GTK+-3.24.30, ISO Codes-4.7.0, itstool-2.0.7, libseccomp-2.5.3, libxml2-2.9.12, and xkeyboard-config-2.34

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-desktop

Installation of GNOME Desktop

Install GNOME Desktop by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr                 \
      --buildtype=release           \
      -Dgnome_distributor="BLFS" .. &&
ninja

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.

-Dgnome_distributor="Some Name": Use this parameter to supply a custom name in the Distributor: field of the GNOME About display window.

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this parameter if you wish to build the API documentation.

-Dinstalled_tests=true: Use this parameter you wish to enable the installed tests.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgnome-desktop-3.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-desktop-3.0, /usr/libexec/gnome-desktop-debug, /usr/share/gnome, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gnome-desktop3, and /usr/share/help/*/{fdl,gpl,lgpl}

Short Descriptions

libgnome-desktop-3.so

contains functions shared by several GNOME applications

Last updated on Mon Sep 6 19:42:49 2021 +