Gnome won't install

Benedick Miller benlight at
Tue Sep 30 06:50:38 PDT 2008

On 30 Sep 2008, at 22:23, Rainer Müller wrote:

> Benedick Miller wrote:
>> I am new here. I couldn't find this issue in the archives, in fact I
>> couldn't find a way to effectively search the archives. I have
>> installed Macports mainly so I can install Gnucash 2.2.7 from source,
>> for which I need gnome2 guile and slib . I have an intel MacBook pro
>> with OS X 10.5.5 and Xcode 311_2517 (the latest I could find) and
>> MacPorts 1.6.0 and  I did a "port selfupdate" before starting.
> You don't need the whole Gnome set of ports for Gnucash. Gnome has  
> many
> dependencies and installs the desktop environment, but you don't need
> all that to run Gnucash. Why do you want to install Gnucash by hand  
> and
> not by using MacPorts?
> Try 'sudo port install gnucash', that will install all necessary
> dependencies and gnucash itself.
> Rainer

Thanks for the answers Rainer and everyone.

The Gnucash homepage lists the Gnucash dependecies as Gnome 2, guile,  
and slib, so that seemed like a good way to go...

As you suggest I tried:

$ sudo port install gnucash

but sadly that didn't work either!

{{{--->  Building libgnomeui with target all
Error: Target returned: shell command " cd "/opt/ 
&& make all " returned error 1
Command output: sh: line 0: cd: /opt/local/var/macports/build/ 
No such file or directory

Error: The following dependencies failed to build: evince libgnomeui  
nautilus eel gnome-desktop gnome-themes gtk-engines2 gvfs libsoup  
gnutls lzo opencdk readline py25-gnome py25-gtk py25-cairo py25-numpy  
fftw-3 py25-nose py25-setuptools py25-zlib py25-orbit startup- 
notification gnome-menus librsvg libcroco libgsf bzip2 libexif poppler  
poppler-data goffice guile16 libgnomeprintui libgnomeprint bison  
libgnomecups libgtkhtml3 enchant p5-finance-quote p5-crypt-ssleay p5- 
libwww-perl p5-compress-zlib p5-compress-raw-zlib p5-io-compress-base  
p5-io-compress-zlib p5-html-parser p5-html-tagset p5-uri p5-datemanip  
p5-html-tableextract slib slib-guile16
Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.}}}

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