Can't get gvim working

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 6 01:51:11 UTC 2012

On 08/05/2012 03:05, David Demelier wrote:
> On 05/08/2012 11:01, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 08/05/2012 00:18, David Demelier wrote:
>>> On 05/08/2012 00:12, Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> On 08/04/2012 14:56, David Demelier wrote:
>>>>> I finally found the problem: at the configure target see,
>>>>> checking for GTK - version >= 2.2.0... Package glproto was not found
>>>>> in the
>>>>> pkg-config search path.
>>>>> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `glproto.pc'
>>>>> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
>>>>> No package 'glproto' found
>>>>> no
>>>>> x11/glproto was not installed, I think we could add a dependency on
>>>>> it.
>>>> Seems to apply only to the gnome define, as I can build and run gvim
>>>> without it.
>>>> David, what do you think of the attached?
>>>> Doug
>>> I would rather place in the WITH_GTK2 conditional, since gtk2 requires
>>> glproto too.
>> ... that was the point of my reporting that with just gtk2 glproto is
>> *not* needed. :) Why do you think it is?
>> Doug
> Because the check of Gtk2 fails if it is not enabled, thus no gtk2 gui
> will be enabled the same error as my first post.

Ok, let me try again. :)

I don't have glproto installed. I have the gtk GUI option enabled. I can
configure, build, and run gvim just fine without glproto; with no errors.



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