[Sugar-devel] Building Sugar on Fedora 27
Alex Cosmin Mihai
alexcosmin.mihai at gmail.com
Sun Dec 24 11:46:11 EST 2017
I've tried to build Sugar from source code from github repositories in
order to start working on some bugs, but it just won't work.
I've done a couple of new clean installs of Fedora 27 in order to try
different methods, but none worked.
I've tried both sugar-build and manually cloning every repository and
install every module as is pointed here:
Installing everything using sugar-build doesn't work. The python script
crashes and I've tried to edit it, but I still didn't manage to get it
working. The point is that sugar-build doesn't work as it is on Fedora 27.
One of the reasons is webkitgtk3 which is not supported anymore by Fedora
and which was removed from Fedora's repositories.
I did manage to install every module one by one as shown at , I believe
that's because Fedora 27 comes with webkitgtk4, I don't know why it didn't
give an error again, maybe the modules have been individually updated to
not ask for webkitgtk3 anymore. But even though I managed to install the
modules, using Sugar DE doesn't work anymore after installing them. Logging
in using Sugar does nothing but show a blank screen. Sugar-runner gives
some errors related to the X server about not finding some symbols. I can't
open a terminal from the blank screen or anything for that matter.
Sugar DE works on a clean Fedora 27 installation though. I believe that
there must be some sort of clash between the newer versions of the
dependencies that are installed when building the project and Sugar DE.
What can I do to start trying to fix bugs? I'm ready to install a different
distro. What do you use ? Have you encountered these problems with Fedora?
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