Some thoughts on Gnumeric
randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 22 14:05:59 PST 2004
David Jensen wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
>> Do we have anybody without a gnome install able to test installing
>> gnumeric without gnome, and competent to see if it works ? I'm
>> interested, but I've neither the time, nor any suitable systems, at the
>> moment. Do you have a list of all the libraries that appear to be
>> optional ? (I'm thinking that potentially it will build, but things
>> like help won't work, also print preview (in 1.2) seems to use
>> libgnomeprint on the way to fontconfig).
> I was just going to wipe my last test. I can have a clean lfs with x
> and gtk in a couple hours. I am not competent to test it. I haven't
> touched a spreadsheet since 'Quatropro', 10 years maybe, and not a whiz
> Anyway, I'll just add the dep's as configure complains.
Here's a head start, David. I found this to be accurate.
(scroll down a little to the dependencies)
The biggest thing is not to follow BLFS instructions for installing
libgnomeprintui. Otherwise you'll end up installing the GNOME libs. :-)
Thanks for your help.
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