Re: Creating source tree for new project

Try looking at the gnome-hello module on CVS (I think that is the name).
Havoc put it together as a sample framework to help people start putting
together their package.  It may be just what you are looking for.



On Sun, 5 Sep 1999, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Ok, I finally decided to take the plunge.  I read up on GTK and Gnome
> programming, read the code for a bunch of small applets, and decided to
> try to create my very first Gnome applet.  I even went out and bought
> Havoc's book. :-)
> I decided that I want to do things right, and build a proper gnome
> application source tree.  That's when I got depressed.  Even with
> Havoc's book, I'm confused with where to start.  autoconf, automake, m4
> macros, gettextize... am I going to have to learn all of this before I
> can start?
> I'm not an experienced programmer, but I can make do within an existing
> framework of code.  I am quite new to the Linux programming environment,
> which is probably why I feel overwhelmed by all of this.  So I guess my
> question boils down to this -
> Is there an easy way for John Q. Programmer to get a Gnome source tree
> up and running, and get down to the business of programming, without
> fully understanding all of the GNU build tools?  Or am I just going to
> have to suffer through all of that before I can get to the fun stuff? 
> Thanks,
> -Eric
> -- 
> To unsubscribe: mail with "unsubscribe"
> as the Subject.

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]