[Users] building against GTK 3 fails regarding a quicksearch issue

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Wed Nov 7 17:33:51 CET 2018


It doesn't build on Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS, but might do on newer Ubuntu
releases, if you follow the instructions in the attached
claws-gtk3.configure file, but you need to remove split packages of
other claws-mail builds, before installing this not split package and
you need to install all dependencies manually.

[weremouse at moonstudio claws]$ ./autogen.sh
configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-3.0 >= 3.20 cairo) were not met:

Requested 'gtk+-3.0 >= 3.20' but version of GTK+ is 3.18.9
[weremouse at moonstudio src]$ lsb_release -d
Description:	Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS

It builds on Arch Linux, when using the attached PKGBUILD and should
handle everything automatically.

[rocketmouse at archlinux claws-mail-gtk3-git]$ makepkg -s
==> Finished making: claws-mail-gtk3-git 3.16.0.r463.g04185a6e4-1 (Wed 07 Nov 2018 05:17:42 PM CET)

I need Ubuntu's Claws with Arch's Claws in version sync, since they
share the folders with each other.

However, if downgrading and upgrading shouldn't cause issues, I would
install claws-mail-gtk3-git on Arch Linux temporarily and then upgrade
to the gtk2 version, since the Ubuntu and Arch install don't access the
folders at the same time. Before I install the package I wait for a


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