Successfully building ekiga

Alexander Nedotsukov bland at
Tue Apr 4 11:51:16 UTC 2006

Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Apr 2006 05:55:03 -0500, Jean-Baptiste Quenot 
> <jbq at> wrote:
>> * Steve Ames:
>>> I'm prepping a patch and will send a PR to update the versions of
>>> pwlib and openh323 in the FreeBSD ports tree. I expect to have the
>>> patches complete, tested and submitted sometime today. I'll send
>>> you the PR numbers and links to the patches at that time.
>> OK, with the pwlib update, I can compile ekiga successfully:
>> 1) patch pwlib using Steve's patch and install
>> 2) install devel/dbus
>> 3) install opal (from with attached patch
>>    opal-patch-libspeex and then ./configure && gmake && gmake install
>> 4) install ekiga (from with attached patch
>>    20060404-freebsd-ekiga and the following configure magic:
>>    SDL_CONFIG=/usr/local/bin/sdl11-config LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib 
>> -pthread" ./configure --prefix=/usr/X11R6  
>> --with-pwlib-dir=/usr/local --with-opal-dir=/usr/local
>>    then gmake && gmake install
>> We should be able to make a port now, one for opal and another for
>> ekiga.  Shall the maintainer be gnome at
> We have no insterest with gnomemeeting/ekiga. If we want to maintain 
> gnomemeeting/ekiga, we would have done it long time ago. ;-) You will 
> have to ask kwm, since he is maintaining gnomemeeting.
Well. Also as an option you may consider you as a possible maintainer 
specially if you are frequent user of this application ;-) Anyway come 
back with shars and patches.

All the best,

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