libgnomeprint instructions

Jeremy Utley jeremy at
Sun Apr 17 14:38:55 PDT 2005

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

>I'm trying to install libgnomeprint-  As a prereq for gnumeric.
> I have not installed gnome.  The instructions say:
>./configure --prefix=`pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0` \
>    --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome --disable-gtk-doc
>But ORBit-2.0 is not listed as a dependency.  When I execute:
>pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0
>I get no output.  This cannot be correct for --prefix.  This is also not
>explained.  According to svn, DJ inserted these instructions.
>Should we add ORBit-2 as a required dependency?
>  -- Bruce
No need.  The pkg-config stuff is only there to ensure that it goes into 
the same location as the rest of the GNOME packages.  Simply make a note 
that if ORBit is not installed, to substitue /usr for the pkgconfig 
stuff, and all will be well with the world.


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