[blfs-dev] More gnome quibbles

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Sep 27 13:55:53 PDT 2015


On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 11:48:55PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> Just a few things I noticed while preparing my scripts -
> 
> gnome-system-monitor --enable-wnck is not explained.
> 
Probably because nobody now knows why we recommend it ;)
I'm adding a minimal explanation.

> gnome-terminal : I'm unhappy about the sed to move the desktop file
> from System to Utility, all other terms are in System.
> 

Removing.

> seahorse has --bindir=/usr/bin which is tersely explained as
> "Fix desktop file".  I think the intention is to make the program
> generally available" ?  I haven't looked at the code yet, but I
> assume it defaults to $PREFIX/sbin.

Seems to be redundant, as is --disable-static, I'll remove both.

I've just done a seahorse build with ./configure --prefix=/usr and a
DESTDIR install:

ken at jtm1 /scratch/ken/SEAHORSE/usr $ls -l bin lib/seahorse/
bin:
total 2720
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ken users 2783128 Sep 27 21:49 seahorse

lib/seahorse/:
total 60
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ken users 59608 Sep 27 21:49 seahorse-ssh-askpass
ken at jtm1 /scratch/ken/SEAHORSE/usr $ls -lR bin lib
bin:
total 2720
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ken users 2783128 Sep 27 21:49 seahorse

lib:
total 4
drwxr-xr-x 2 ken users 4096 Sep 27 21:49 seahorse

lib/seahorse:
total 60
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ken users 59608 Sep 27 21:49 seahorse-ssh-askpass


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