[Shotwell] Vagaries of building Shotwell from source
eric at yorba.org
Thu Sep 8 14:58:44 PDT 2011
On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Bruno Girin <brunogirin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/09/11 03:27, Adam Dingle wrote:
>> On 09/05/2011 11:52 PM, Eric Gregory wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Bruno Girin<brunogirin at gmail.com>
>>> I'm in a bit of a quandary, trying to build Shotwell from source. I
>>>> happen to have 2 laptops: one runs Ubuntu Maverick, the other one
>>>> Oneiric beta. Shotwell won't build on the former because the version
>>>> of gstreamer is too old while it won't build on the latter because the
>>>> version of Vala is too recent. Any idea what I can do short of
>>>> installing Natty in a VM?
>>>> Bruno, I've installed Vala 0.12 on Oneiric before. It's just a matter
>>> building it from source.
>> There's no need to build Vala 0.12 from source on Oneiric: simply install
>> the valac-0.12 package.
> That's fine, building Vala from source is quite easy so I now have it
> sorted, thanks! Hopefully I can find time to fix some bugs now.
Good to hear!
We're rolling out Shotwell 0.11.1 today. It's likely there will be a .2
following within a week or thereabouts. Depending what you're fixing now, we
might be able to squeeze it into 0.11.2. Something to keep in mind.
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