[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/3] libgtk2: bump to version 2.20.1 and mark Gtk/DirectFB as broken

Martin Banky Martin.Banky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 02:16:28 UTC 2010


Thomas,
     Do you have a config file that I can use to build libgtk2? I have
gtk2-engines converted to autotargets, and I need to test it, but I don't
know how to build an X server.

Thanks,

Martin

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 4:13 AM, Thomas Petazzoni <
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 14:35:19 +0200
> Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> wrote:
>
> >  Thomas> Argh, I checked http://www.gtk.org/download-linux.html
> >  Thomas> yesterday, and it still advertise Gtk 2.20 and Glib 2.24.
> >
> >  Thomas> I will bump those versions, yes, and mark the DirectFB
> >  Thomas> support as working again.
> >
> > Ok, I'll put your pull request on hold for now then. Please resend
> > once ready.
>
> Unfortunately, things are not that simple.
>
> In order to reduce the number of dependencies needed to build
> host-libgtk2 (in which a few tools are needed to build the target
> libgtk2), we apply a patch to libgtk2 configure.in file. Applying a
> patch to the configure.in obviously means that host-libgtk2 needs to be
> auto-reconfigured.
>
> However, libgtk2 2.22 now requires libtool 2.2, and we only have
> libtool 1.5. So unless we upgrade libtool to 2.2, it is not possible to
> autoreconfigure libgtk2 and therefore not possible to apply a patch to
> its configure.in file.
>
> We *really* need to take a decision on the libtool stuff. I've sent a
> summary of the two proposals and would like to see some more reactions
> to it in order to move forward on this topic.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Thomas
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