|author||Rob Kendrick <email@example.com>||2007-02-06 16:52:47 +0000|
|committer||Rob Kendrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2007-02-06 16:52:47 +0000|
Remove bashism and improve nsgtk launcher shell script, add simple BUILDING-GTK document.
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+To build the GTK version of NetSurf on a UNIX-like platform (although it has
+only been tested on Debian, Ubuntu and FreeBSD), simply run "make gtk" once
+you have got the relevent build dependancies installed. Under a Debian-like
+OS, this should suffice:
+ apt-get install libglade2-dev libcurl3-dev libxml2-dev lemon re2c
+This will pull in loads of things, like all the GTK dev libraries, the PNG and
+JPEG libraries, colour management libraries, zlib, OpenSSL etc that NetSurf
+also depends on.
+lemon and re2c are the parser and lexer generators used to create NetSurf's CSS
+support. If you have trouble finding lemon for your platform, it forms part of
+the SQLite distribution, and consists of a single C file and a single runtime
+data file, and is trivial to build yourself.
+Type "make gtk". Currently, this produces a huge number of warnings, mostly
+due to confused signedness. These havn't been fixed yet but are mostly
+Once you've built NetSurf, you should have an executable called nsgtk. You
+can't run this directly without setting up some environment variables so that
+NetSurf can find its resources (such as the window definitions, text resources,
+etc). A small shell script called "netsurf" is provided to make it easy to run
+NetSurf from the build tree.