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Old 10-04-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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Xtdesktop build help!!


I am trying to compile Xtdesktop but unable to find their dependency !!
Can somebody help me??
 
Old 10-04-2011, 07:25 PM   #2
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Is this what you mean?

http://freshmeat.net/projects/xtdesk

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XtDesktop

XtDesktop is an X Windows (Linux/FreeBSD) desktop icon manager that features use of the XShape extension. The following types of icons are supported: 'application' to launch programs and 'mounts' to mount/umount devices, there is limited support for plugins, a menu with additional commands for all type of icons, and multiline captions.
Looks pretty old to me.
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28 Oct 2005 14:49Minor feature enhancements
Changes: This release adds support for compilation on 64-bit Linux systems. There are minor bugfixes, and a LICENCE file has been added.
 
Old 10-05-2011, 04:47 AM   #3
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Ya, that's the one.
Its pretty light on resource so, I am trying to compile it .
Can somebody help or provide me the dependency!!

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Old 10-06-2011, 02:38 AM   #4
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Is there somebody who can help??
 
Old 10-06-2011, 03:01 AM   #5
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Is there somebody who can help??
Not if you don't provide any information.

What build system does it use (eg automake)? Did you try to run it (eg ./configure)? What error message did you get?

Anyway, as already pointed out that project appears to have been unmaintained for nearly 6 years: I'd be very surprised if you could get it to compile without significant effort.

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Old 10-07-2011, 10:13 AM   #6
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It doesn't contain any .configure file.When i type make on shell , It says
cannot find Imlib.h
It uses automake!
Why is that all of them get upset when the project are old?
 
Old 10-07-2011, 11:47 AM   #7
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Just to get into the mix (it's weekend over here ...) :

- just what are the specs of your system? List LSHW's output if need be
- what's your distro? Maybe your distro can provide.
- does it have to be THIS one? How about E17, instead? Maybe something that has moved along in time...

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Why is that all of them get upset when the project are old?
Because everything around the (older) project has evolved along in time. Nobody/nothing gets upset, the system around the project can possibly not meet the project's requirements (anymore)...

Making/compiling software is pretty easy. Did you follow this sequence:

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download : wget ftp://the.server/folder/soft-1.2.tar.gz
unpack : tar xvzf soft-1.2.tar.gz
enter the folder : cd soft-1.2
configure : ./configure
build : make
check (if required) : make check
install : make install
This sequence is pretty much the same for every piece of open-source software...
If the system does not meet the requirements, configure will report this. You'll read all about it at the very end (last two/three lines) of configure's output...

Following with interest!

Thor

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Old 10-07-2011, 06:42 PM   #8
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It doesn't contain any .configure file.When i type make on shell , It says
cannot find Imlib.h
It uses automake!
Why is that all of them get upset when the project are old?
You need to install imlib

If your distribution does not have a package:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/imlib/1.9/
 
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Old 10-10-2011, 06:01 AM   #9
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Thank you andrewthomas for your help .The compile lasted little longer and again it showed :
cannot find libXaw.so.8
Where can I find this?
 
Old 10-10-2011, 07:09 AM   #10
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Thank you andrewthomas for your help .The compile lasted little longer and again it showed :
cannot find libXaw.so.8
Where can I find this?
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib...-1.0.9.tar.bz2

Even when you satisfy all the dependencies, then you will have to edit the source code to make the code build.
 
  


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