[Users] Claws-mail on CentOS
lbickley at bickleywest.com
Thu Mar 22 16:57:42 CET 2018
The procedure you have stated for compiling Claws from source for
CentOS is exactly what I have used for years for OpenSUSE Linux.
IMHO, a more "generic" version of this procedure, stating what
libraries and version levels are required to build Claws, should be
included in the Claws documentation under the title "How to Build Claws
On Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:35:24 +0100
wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello Andreas,
> On Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:13:26 +0100 (CET) Andreas Meyer
> <anmeyer at mailbox.org> wrote:
> > > Richard <lists-claws at listmail.innovate.net> hat am 22. März 2018
> > > um 14:26 geschrieben:
> > > > Are python and perl essential for claws-mail to work? There are
> > > > other problems compiling with python and perl.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Could you be more specific about your python and perl issues? Your
> > > centos system will have python (it's integral to some system
> > > management aspects, and updating it has to be done with great
> > > care). I believe that base perl is also installed by default.
> > >
> > > You may need development libraries that don't get installed by
> > > default.
> > checking whether to build newmail plugin... yes
> > checking whether to build notification plugin... yes
> > checking whether to build pdf_viewer plugin... no
> > configure: WARNING: "Plugin pdf_viewer will not be built; missing
> > libpoppler-glib " checking whether to build perl plugin... no
> > configure: WARNING: "Plugin perl will not be built; missing libperl
> > " checking whether to build python plugin... no
> > configure: WARNING: "Plugin python will not be built; missing
> > python " checking whether to build pgpcore plugin... yes
> > Disabled due to missing dependencies:
> > - fancy
> > - pdf_viewer
> > - perl
> > - python
> > - vcalendar
> > But python-devel-2.7.5-58.el7.x86_64 and
> > perl-devel-5.16.3-292.el7.x86_64 are already installed. Also is
> > libical-devel-1.0.1-1.el7.x86_64
> For perl (based on what's installed here, I presume it's):
> would you mind trying that? If more is needed, we'd need to dig into
> the detail.
> For python (based on ..):
> but since you have it.. I don't remember what more is needed :-/, I
> must admit that perl and python deps are often a nightmare since they
> imply lots of packages, not always the same across distros, nothing
> For fancy:
> you might want to check how the RPM for centos is build and what are
> its dependencies, for instance:
> there, you can see that it 'requires' libwebkitgtk-1.0.so.0()(64bit),
> which is:
> (install the -devel one).
> For pdf_viewer:
> and probably compat-poppler022-glib, if what I see at:
> leads me to :
> You might want to install libical 2.0.0 from the sources, for
> vcalendar, see https://github.com/libical/libical/releases. I didn't
> try the 3.x.
> You might also want to install a recent ytnef from the sources
> in /usr/local/ (see https://github.com/Yeraze/ytnef/releases).
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