[Geany-Devel] geany plugins fails to compile with latest pango

Tim Tassonis stuff at xxxxx
Fri Nov 24 22:03:27 UTC 2017

On 11/24/2017 10:46 PM, Tim Tassonis wrote:
> Hi all
> Pango recently switched from autotools/libtool to meson/ninja and it 
> seems that geany-plugins can't handle that. The compile/install fails on:
> /bin/sed: can't read /opt/X11/lib/libpangocairo-1.0.la: No such file or 
> directory
> libtool:   error: '/opt/X11/lib/libpangocairo-1.0.la' is not a valid 
> libtool archive
> Those files are not installed anymore with latest pango. Is there a fix 
> or is pango with meson/ninja not supported?

I can now confirm that just by copying the pango .la files from an old 
installation using libtool will fix the issue and geany-plugins 1.32 the 
compiles fine against pango 1.40.14 using meson/ninja.

So, maybe geany-plugins should check about the existence of the pango la 
files, as it seems that pango in the future will drop autotools/libtool 
support (it's the gnome/redhat way).

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