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Last change on this file since c53fe5a7 was c53fe5a7, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 6 months ago

Package updates and some tweaks

Update to vala-0.54.3
Update to librsvg-2.52.4
Update to libgusb-0.3.8
libxvct: minor spacing tweaks
xorg-server: minor formatting/spacing tweaks

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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 "5b0689f7543b5df4fed7bde0dcb22025">
10 <!ENTITY vala-size "3.7 MB">
11 <!ENTITY vala-buildsize "191 MB (add 17 MB for tests)">
12 <!ENTITY vala-time "0.7 SBU (using parallelism=4; add 0.9 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 &lfs110a_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>,
102 <ulink url="https://github.com/relaxng/jing-trang">jing</ulink>, and
103 <ulink url="https://weasyprint.org/">weasyprint</ulink>
104 </para>
105
106 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
107 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/vala"/>
108 </para>
109 </sect2>
110
111 <sect2 role="installation">
112 <title>Installation of Vala</title>
113
114 <para>
115 Install <application>Vala</application> by running the following
116 commands:
117 </para>
118
119<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
120make</userinput></screen>
121
122 <para>
123 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
124 </para>
125
126 <para>
127 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
128 </para>
129
130<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
131
132 </sect2>
133
134 <sect2 role="commands">
135 <title>Command Explanations</title>
136
137 <para>
138 <option>--disable-valadoc</option>: This option is
139 required if <xref linkend="graphviz"/> is not installed.
140 </para>
141
142 </sect2>
143
144 <sect2 role="content">
145 <title>Contents</title>
146
147 <segmentedlist>
148 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
150 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
151
152 <seglistitem>
153 <seg>
154 vala,
155 vala-&vala-major-version;,
156 valac,
157 valadoc,
158 vala-gen-introspect, and
159 vapigen (symlinks);
160
161 valac-&vala-major-version;,
162 valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
163 vala-gen-introspect-&vala-major-version;, and
164 vapigen-&vala-major-version;
165 </seg>
166 <seg>
167 libvala-&vala-major-version;.so and
168 libvaladoc-&vala-major-version;.so
169 </seg>
170 <seg>
171 /usr/include/vala-&vala-major-version;,
172 /usr/include/valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
173 /usr/lib/vala-&vala-major-version;,
174 /usr/lib/valadoc-&vala-major-version;,
175 /usr/share/vala,
176 /usr/share/vala-&vala-major-version;,
177 /usr/share/valadoc-&vala-major-version;, and
178 /usr/share/devhelp/books/vala-&vala-major-version;
179 </seg>
180 </seglistitem>
181 </segmentedlist>
182
183 <variablelist>
184 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
185 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
186 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
187
188 <varlistentry id="valac">
189 <term><command>valac</command></term>
190 <listitem>
191 <para>
192 is a compiler that translates <application>Vala</application>
193 source code into C source and header files
194 </para>
195 <indexterm zone="vala valac">
196 <primary sortas="b-valac">valac</primary>
197 </indexterm>
198 </listitem>
199 </varlistentry>
200
201 <varlistentry id="valadoc">
202 <term><command>valadoc</command></term>
203 <listitem>
204 <para>
205 is a documentation generator for generating API documentation
206 from <application>Vala</application> source code based on libvala
207 </para>
208 <indexterm zone="vala valadoc">
209 <primary sortas="b-valadoc">valadoc</primary>
210 </indexterm>
211 </listitem>
212 </varlistentry>
213
214 <varlistentry id="vala-gen-introspect">
215 <term><command>vala-gen-introspect</command></term>
216 <listitem>
217 <para>
218 generates a GI file for GObject and
219 <application>GLib</application> based packages
220 </para>
221 <indexterm zone="vala vala-gen-introspect">
222 <primary sortas="b-vala-gen-introspect">vala-gen-introspect</primary>
223 </indexterm>
224 </listitem>
225 </varlistentry>
226
227 <varlistentry id="vapigen">
228 <term><command>vapigen</command></term>
229 <listitem>
230 <para>
231 is an utility which generates <application>Vala</application> API
232 (VAPI) files from GI files
233 </para>
234 <indexterm zone="vala vapigen">
235 <primary sortas="b-vapigen">vapigen</primary>
236 </indexterm>
237 </listitem>
238 </varlistentry>
239
240 <varlistentry id="libvala">
241 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libvala-&vala-major-version;.so</filename></term>
242 <listitem>
243 <para>
244 contains the <application>Vala</application> API functions
245 </para>
246 <indexterm zone="vala libvala">
247 <primary sortas="c-libvala">libvala-&vala-major-version;.so</primary>
248 </indexterm>
249 </listitem>
250 </varlistentry>
251
252 </variablelist>
253
254 </sect2>
255
256</sect1>
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