Dependencies

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The following is the current (as of December 27, 2006) list of direct dependencies for GNUstep.

Note :

  • some of these dependencies are dependent of each other (e.g. tiff requires jpeg, and libungif requires freetype2)
  • each of these dependencies may require additional libraries, which are not listed here
  • the given names may not accurately reflect the actual package name as provided by your system


Contents

GNUstep-make

Required

Optional

  • gdb -- for debugging
  • Window Maker -- this would install a lot of dependencies beforehand


GNUstep-base

Required

Recommended

  • libxml2 -- for XML-based property-lists
  • libxslt -- for style sheet support for use with XML
  • openssl -- for HTTPS connections in NSURL

Optional

  • libiconv -- Unicode support, only install if not provided by your system / glibc
  • libgmp4 -- arbitrary precision arithmetic
  • libbfd -- universal "Binary File Descriptor" library, part of GNU binutils
  • mDNSResponder -- for Bonjour service discovery

GNUstep-gui

Required

  • GNUstep-base
  • tiff -- TIFF support

Recommended

  • jpeg -- JPEG support
  • png -- PNG support

Optional


GNUstep-back

XLIB

Required

  • GNUstep-gui

Recommended

ART

Required

Recommended

CAIRO

Required

  • GNUstep-gui
  • libart_lgpl2 -- 2D graphics supporting
  • glitz -- OpenGL image compositing library
  • cairo -- PDF 1.4 imaging model

Recommended


Documentation

  • TeTeX -- if you want to create the API documentation