GnuCash-docs doesn't work
robert delius royar
apple at frinabulax.org
Wed Sep 27 16:05:26 PDT 2006
Following up, I just did
port -fun upgrade yelp
yelp 2.6.5 installed and runs. It finds the docs that are installed.
It requires libtiff and a lot of other libraries. But libtiff (for one)
is not listed in
port deps yelp
Wed, 27 Sep 2006 (18:40 -0400 UTC) robert delius royar wrote:
> I just tried my old installation of yelp (2.6.3) which failed complaining
> dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libtiff.3.6.1.dylib
> Referenced from: /opt/local/bin/yelp
> Reason: image not found
> Trace/BPT trap
> I then did
> ln -s libtiff.3.dylib /opt/local/lib/libtiff.3.6.1.dylib
> and yelp runs and finds its files. Perhaps the current version of yelp is
> just not finding a libtiff it thinks it needs.
> Wed, 27 Sep 2006 (19:36 +0200 UTC) Marc André Selig wrote:
>> On 27.09.2006, at 18:54, Richard Nelson wrote:
>> > I have installed GnuCash 2.0.1 and GnuCash-docs 2.0.0 and all
>> > dependencies including enable_ofx without significant difficulty.
>> > GnuCash works well, and I am completing my transition from Quicken. My
>> > only problem is that I cannot access the GnuCash-docs. They are
>> > installed and active according to Port Authority, but nothing happens
>> > when I select either Tutorial and Concepts Guide or Contents under the
>> > Help menu. I'm sure there is something simple that I have overlooked.
>> > Any suggestions?
>> GnuCash uses yelp to display help files, and the MacPorts version of yelp
>> seems to be broken. There are no handlers installed for actually
>> displaying things, which is why selecting the menu items appears to do
>> You can try it yourself: open-x11 yelp; you should find GnuCash (and
>> other) docs on offer there. Selecting any document results in an error
>> message. IOW: The docs seem all right, but the Gnome program that is
>> required to display them does not work. Unfortunately, the yelp port does
>> not seem to have a maintainer, so I don't know who to turn to.
>> FWIW, the same documentation is also available on the web:
>> Tutorial and concepts guide
>> Help manual
>> macports-users mailing list
>> macports-users at lists.macosforge.org
Dr. Robert Delius Royar Associate Professor of English
Morehead State University Morehead, Kentucky
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