[Geany-devel] Geany-Plugins Dependency Consolidation

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Aug 6 01:38:13 UTC 2012

On 6 August 2012 05:35, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> On 12-08-05 07:57 AM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Aug 2012 16:55:07 +0200
>> Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> wrote:
>>>> For a list of the dependencies, you can look through the `build`
>>>> directory's .m4 files and manually extract them (like I did for some
>>>> of the shared ones previously). The ones with the highest versions
>>>> will be the "minimum version required" to build geany-plugins (as a
>>>> whole).
>>> Maybe building a script doing this would be a good idea.
>> Having checked a couple of them I found it will be hard as they differ
>> in way defining the dependencies...
> Yep and most don't specify their "shared" dependencies (GTK, GLIB, etc.)
> explicitly but assume that if you have the Geany, you have what they need.

Agree with you that that is bad, they should be specified so that
users can be sure that the plugin dev meant "any version will do"
rather than that they just forgot to specify it :)


> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
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