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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY vala-download-http "&gnome-download-http;/vala/&vala-major-version;/vala-&vala-version;.tar.xz">
8 <!ENTITY vala-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/vala/&vala-major-version;/vala-&vala-version;.tar.xz">
9 <!ENTITY vala-md5sum "4df3f3e7898bcbe3d82bbeaa07a74b4c">
10 <!ENTITY vala-size "3.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY vala-buildsize "219 MB (add 18 MB for tests)">
12 <!ENTITY vala-time "0.5 SBU (using parallelism=4; add 2.6 SBU for tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="vala" xreflabel="Vala-&vala-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="vala.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Vala-&vala-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="vala">
25 <primary sortas="a-Vala">Vala</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Vala</title>
30
31 <para>
32 <application>Vala</application> is a new programming language that
33 aims to bring modern programming language features to
34 <application>GNOME</application> developers without imposing any
35 additional runtime requirements and without using a different ABI
36 compared to applications and libraries written in C.
37 </para>
38
39 &lfs101_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>
45 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&vala-download-http;"/>
46 </para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&vala-download-ftp;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download MD5 sum: &vala-md5sum;
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download size: &vala-size;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Estimated disk space required: &vala-buildsize;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated build time: &vala-time;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 </itemizedlist>
74<!--
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
76 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
77 <listitem>
78 <para>
79 Optional patch to allow building without graphviz.
80 <ulink url="&patch-root;/vala-&vala-version;-avoid_graphviz-1.patch"/>
81 </para>
82 </listitem>
83 </itemizedlist>
84-->
85 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Vala Dependencies</bridgehead>
86
87 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
88 <para role="required">
89 <xref linkend="glib2"/>
90 </para>
91
92 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
93 <para role="recommended">
94 <xref linkend="graphviz"/> (Required for valadoc)
95 </para>
96
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
98 <para role="optional">
99 <xref linkend="dbus"/> (Required for the tests),
100 <xref linkend="libxslt"/> (Required for generating the documentation),
101 <ulink url="https://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnu/help2man/">help2man</ulink>, and
102 <ulink url="https://weasyprint.org/">weasyprint</ulink>
103 </para>
104
105 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
106 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/vala"/>
107 </para>
108 </sect2>
109
110 <sect2 role="installation">
111 <title>Installation of Vala</title>
112
113 <para>
114 Install <application>Vala</application> by running the following
115 commands:
116 </para>
117
118<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
119make</userinput></screen>
120
121 <para>
122 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
123 </para>
124
125 <para>
126 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
127 </para>
128
129<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
130
131 </sect2>
132
133 <sect2 role="commands">
134 <title>Command Explanations</title>
135
136 <para>
137 <option>--disable-valadoc</option>: This option is
138 required if <xref linkend="graphviz"/> is not installed.
139 </para>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="content">
144 <title>Contents</title>
145
146 <segmentedlist>
147 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
148 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
150
151 <seglistitem>
152 <seg>
153 vala,
154 vala-&vala-major-version;,
155 valac,
156 valadoc,
157 vala-gen-introspect, and
158 vapigen (symlinks);
159
160 valac-&vala-major-version;,
161 valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
162 vala-gen-introspect-&vala-major-version;, and
163 vapigen-&vala-major-version;
164 </seg>
165 <seg>
166 libvala-&vala-major-version;.so and
167 libvaladoc-&vala-major-version;.so
168 </seg>
169 <seg>
170 /usr/include/vala-&vala-major-version;,
171 /usr/include/valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
172 /usr/lib/vala-&vala-major-version;,
173 /usr/lib/valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
174 /usr/share/vala,
175 /usr/share/vala-&vala-major-version;,
176 /usr/share/valadoc-&vala-major-version;, and
177 /usr/share/devhelp/books/vala-&vala-major-version;
178 </seg>
179 </seglistitem>
180 </segmentedlist>
181
182 <variablelist>
183 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
184 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
185 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
186
187 <varlistentry id="valac">
188 <term><command>valac</command></term>
189 <listitem>
190 <para>
191 is a compiler that translates <application>Vala</application>
192 source code into C source and header files
193 </para>
194 <indexterm zone="vala valac">
195 <primary sortas="b-valac">valac</primary>
196 </indexterm>
197 </listitem>
198 </varlistentry>
199
200 <varlistentry id="valadoc">
201 <term><command>valadoc</command></term>
202 <listitem>
203 <para>
204 is a documentation generator for generating API documentation
205 from <application>Vala</application> source code based on libvala
206 </para>
207 <indexterm zone="vala valadoc">
208 <primary sortas="b-valadoc">valadoc</primary>
209 </indexterm>
210 </listitem>
211 </varlistentry>
212
213 <varlistentry id="vala-gen-introspect">
214 <term><command>vala-gen-introspect</command></term>
215 <listitem>
216 <para>
217 generates a GI file for GObject and
218 <application>GLib</application> based packages
219 </para>
220 <indexterm zone="vala vala-gen-introspect">
221 <primary sortas="b-vala-gen-introspect">vala-gen-introspect</primary>
222 </indexterm>
223 </listitem>
224 </varlistentry>
225
226 <varlistentry id="vapigen">
227 <term><command>vapigen</command></term>
228 <listitem>
229 <para>
230 is an utility which generates <application>Vala</application> API
231 (VAPI) files from GI files
232 </para>
233 <indexterm zone="vala vapigen">
234 <primary sortas="b-vapigen">vapigen</primary>
235 </indexterm>
236 </listitem>
237 </varlistentry>
238
239 <varlistentry id="libvala">
240 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libvala-&vala-major-version;.so</filename></term>
241 <listitem>
242 <para>
243 contains the <application>Vala</application> API functions
244 </para>
245 <indexterm zone="vala libvala">
246 <primary sortas="c-libvala">libvala-&vala-major-version;.so</primary>
247 </indexterm>
248 </listitem>
249 </varlistentry>
250
251 </variablelist>
252
253 </sect2>
254
255</sect1>
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