[Users] Extra plugins: how? [was: Re: ARGH! CM ignores offline mode]
ricardo at mones.org
Sun May 13 01:09:10 CEST 2012
On Sat, 12 May 2012 16:30:38 -0400
Pierre Fortin <pf at pfortin.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 May 2012 00:19:11 +0200 Holger Berndt wrote:
> >What you want sounds like what the attachwarner plugin does, only the
> >other way round. You may be able to grab most pieces from there.
> On Sat, 12 May 2012 20:06:15 +0200 Andrej Kacian wrote:
> >Oh, I'm not sure about Dillo, I didn't know this plugin was even
> >still alive. :) Fancy HTML plugin certainly has that option, and it
> Oh-Oh! attachwarner and fancy plugins are not in the CM base, and
> I've never needed to build the extra plugins previously.... I don't
> see any instructions on the website.
> Is there a hidden build procedure somewhere that I haven't found? The
> instructions at http://claws-mail.org/cvs.php?section=projects seem
> incomplete, and the FAQ mentions building on a Mac; but still don't
> see the magic incantation for building the extra plugins...
The extra plugins are built individually, there's no magic...
> >The binary will be installed in /usr/local/bin
This bit is important: you didn't set --prefix, so it's using
default prefix, i.e.: /usr/local
> ## Since I couldn't find instructions for plugins, tried:
> >No package 'claws-mail' found
> ## See attached console output for other errors encountered...
> Can't easily find what PKG_CONFIG_PATH, CLAWS_MAIL_FLAGS and
> CLAWS_MAIL_LIBS should be set to and pkg-config is not very helpful to
> this old brain.
pkg-config path is /usr/lib/pkgconfig when installed with system
prefix (/usr), but your built claws used /usr/local, so...
> Anyone got a clue-stick to whack me with? Based on Andrej's comment,
> should the plugins be cleaned out and merged?
For each plugin you want to build, enter its directory and run:
env PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig ./autogen.sh
env PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig ./configure
You have the capacity to learn from mistakes. You'll learn a lot
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