[Lumiera] jessie

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Fri Jul 12 04:07:46 CEST 2013


On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 02:37:56AM +0200, Ichthyostega wrote:
> Am 11.07.2013 19:37, schrieb Hendrik Boom:
> > I heard that you did some work on adapting the lumiera source code to gtk3
> > and/or very recent gcc.  Since I run Debian jessie, that's probably what I
> > have to deal with.
> 
> 
> Hello Hendrik,
> 
> you do not *need* to deal with this newest developments, since the
> master branch of lumiera builds fine with the default gcc on jessie.
> We needed some tweaks for gcc-47, but these are applied on master.
> GTK2 is still supported on jessie, and probably installed allready,
> since a lot of existing applications still use GTK2

I do have both GTK2 and GTK3 lying around.

> 
> > Could you let me know which branches of which repositories I should be 
> > looking at?
> 
> You'll find these branches in Michael Fisher's repository.
> 
> http://git.lumiera.org/gitweb?p=lumiera/mfisher31;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/gtk3
> 
> 
> 
> At that point, I'd recommend to add a second git remote to your local repository
> 
>   git remote add mfisher git://git.lumiera.org/lumiera/mfisher31

It's there.  You told me about it last month.

> 
> and then
> 
>   git fetch mfisher
> 
> 
> 
> And as a second recommendation: do you use any graphical GUI for Git?
> Especially I mean a GUI which shows you the branches and history lines
> graphically as a tree. Using such a GUI is a great help when it comes
> to navigating multiple branches and understand their relationships.

I've been referred to several.  I used gitk today.

It didn't work until I had checked out a branch, though.

> 
> Personally, I am using "qgit" for this purpose.

One of the ones I plan to try.

> 
> -- Hermann
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