[Geany] Building On Mac OS X

Fox Touche alopecoid at xxxxx
Wed Aug 27 17:58:08 UTC 2008

I figured it out... I needed to run the following before running
./configure and make:
jhbuild shell

This setup the environment for me to build successfully.


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 1:10 PM, Fox Touche <alopecoid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am desperately attempting to build Geany (0.14) on OS X (10.5.4). I
> feel that I am close to success, but being relatively new to all of
> this (building apps on Unix-like machines, and new-ish to Unix all
> together), I am finding myself at a dead end.
> I successfully built GTK2, by following the directions found here:
> http://developer.imendio.com/projects/gtk-macosx/build-instructions
> After the build was successful, it didn't really say much, but I found
> that build generated the dir "/Users/<username>/gtk/inst" that has the
> following dirs:
> System
> bin
> etc
> include
> info
> lib
> man
> share
> This looks to me, like a valid GTK2 dir structure. However, when I
> attempt to run ./configure on Geany, I get the following:
> checking for GTK... configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-2.0
>>= 2.6.0) were not met:
> No package 'gtk+-2.0' found
> Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you
> installed software in a non-standard prefix.
> Alternatively, you may set the environment variables GTK_CFLAGS
> and GTK_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config.
> See the pkg-config man page for more details.
> I tried setting PKG_CONFIG_PATH to the path I mentioned above (and
> several other of its subdirs), but I still get the same message.
> I'm not sure where to go from here, but again, I feel that I am close
> to success.
> Do you have any suggestions?
> Thank you!

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