Gedit-40.1

Introduction to Gedit

The Gedit package contains a lightweight UTF-8 text editor for the GNOME Desktop.

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

Package Information

Gedit Dependencies

Required

git-2.34.1, gsettings-desktop-schemas-40.0, gspell-1.8.4, gtksourceview4-4.8.2, itstool-2.0.7, libpeas-1.30.0, and tepl-6.00.0

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2, Vala-0.54.4, and zeitgeist

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gedit

Installation of Gedit

Install Gedit by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install
[Note]

Note

If you installed the package to your system using a DESTDIR method, /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/gschemas.compiled was not updated/created. Create (or update) the file using the following command as the root user:

glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas

Command Explanations

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

-Duser_documentation=false: This switch disables generating the user documentation. Omit this switch if you have GTK-Doc-1.33.2 installed and wish to generate the user documentation.

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this option to build the reference manual (needs GTK-Doc-1.33.2).

Contents

Installed Program: gedit
Installed Libraries: libgedit-40.0.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gedit-40.0 and /usr/{lib,share,share/gtk-doc/html,share/help/*}/gedit

Short Descriptions

gedit

is a lightweight text editor integrated with the GNOME Desktop

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