~eliasnaur/gio#2: 
document system dependencies better

The quick start docs say:

For Linux you need Wayland and the wayland-client, wayland-egl, wayland-cursor, and xkbcommon development packages.

It would be nice if this documented exactly the commands to run to install these dependencies under at least one common Linux variety, such as Ubuntu.

Just running:

sudo apt install wayland-client  wayland-egl wayland-cursor xkbcommon

fails for me with Unable to locate package wayland-client etc.

I'm not even sure whether I'm able to use gio on stock Ubuntu 16.04 which I'm currently running.

Status
RESOLVED FIXED
Submitter
~rogpeppe
Assigned to
No-one
Submitted
1 year, 2 months ago
Updated
2 months ago
Labels
No labels applied.

~eliasnaur 1 year, 2 months ago

I added instructions for Fedora. I'm not sure what the Ubuntu equivalent packages are.

~eliasnaur 1 year, 2 months ago

It seems that Ubuntu 17.10 is the earliest with Wayland support, which means 18.04 is the earliest supported release with Wayland.

According to https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/libdevel/ the required packages are:

libwayland-dev libxkbcommon-dev

I'll add them to README.md.

~db47h referenced this from #63 6 months ago

~eliasnaur referenced this from #43 2 months ago

Register here or Log in to comment, or comment via email.