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Last change on this file since b0db915 was b0db915, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 15 years ago

Updated the md5sums and build data for the GNOME add-on utilities to be compatible with GNOME-2.14.3

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@6391 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY gnome-games-download-http "&gnome-download-http;/gnome-games/&gnome-version;/gnome-games-&gnome-games-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY gnome-games-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/gnome-games/&gnome-version;/gnome-games-&gnome-games-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY gnome-games-md5sum "20f7c2e0ee4a65d15733332f34ac3cd4">
10 <!ENTITY gnome-games-size "5.0 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gnome-games-buildsize "72.5 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gnome-games-time "1.3 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gnome-games" xreflabel="GNOME Games-&gnome-games-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="gnome-games.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>GNOME Games-&gnome-games-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="gnome-games">
26 <primary sortas="a-GNOME Games">GNOME Games</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to GNOME Games</title>
31
32 <para>The <application>GNOME Games</application> package contains games.
33 Starting with <application>GNOME</application>-2.8, the background graphics,
34 artwork and themes for the games are supplied in a separate package. You
35 can download the <application>GNOME</application> Games Extra Data package
36 from <ulink
37 url="&gnome-download-http;/gnome-games-extra-data/&gnome-version;/"/>.
38 </para>
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gnome-games-download-http;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gnome-games-download-ftp;"/></para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download MD5 sum: &gnome-games-md5sum;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Download size: &gnome-games-size;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated disk space required: &gnome-games-buildsize;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>Estimated build time: &gnome-games-time;</para>
59 </listitem>
60 </itemizedlist>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">GNOME Games Dependencies</bridgehead>
63
64 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
65 <para role="required"><xref linkend="libgnomeui"/>,
66 <xref linkend="scrollkeeper"/>, and
67 <xref linkend="librsvg"/></para>
68
69 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
70 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="intltool"/>,
71 <xref linkend="esound"/>,
72 <xref linkend="guile"/>
73 (required to build the AisleRiot solitaire games),
74 <ulink url="http://www.avahi.org">Avahi</ulink> or
75 <ulink url="http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/">Bonjour</ulink>,
76 and <ulink url="http://www.5z.com/jirka/gob.html">GOB2</ulink></para>
77
78 <para>The <command>gnibbles</command> game will attempt to start the
79 network game server daemon <command>games-server.py</command>, which
80 requires <xref linkend="python"/>.</para>
81
82 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
83 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gnome-games"/></para>
84
85 </sect2>
86
87 <sect2 role="installation">
88 <title>Installation of GNOME Games</title>
89
90 <para>Some of the <application>GNOME Games</application> game binaries
91 need to be setgid to track high scores. Create a separate user and group
92 for games. See the <filename>README</filename> file in the source directory
93 for more information:</para>
94
95<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m755 -d /var/lib/games &amp;&amp;
96groupadd -g 60 games &amp;&amp;
97useradd -c 'Games High Score Owner' -d /var/lib/games \
98 -g games -s /bin/false -u 60 games &amp;&amp;
99chown -v games:games /var/lib/games</userinput></screen>
100
101 <para>Install <application>GNOME Games</application> by
102 running the following commands:</para>
103
104<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=$(pkg-config --variable=prefix ORBit-2.0) \
105 --sysconfdir=&gnome-etc-dir; \
106 --localstatedir=/var/lib &amp;&amp;
107make</userinput></screen>
108
109 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
110
111 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
112
113<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
114
115 </sect2>
116
117 <sect2 role="commands">
118 <title>Command Explanations</title>
119
120 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
121 href="../../xincludes/gnome-prefix.xml"/>
122
123 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
124 href="../../xincludes/gnome-sysconfdir.xml"/>
125
126 <para><parameter>--localstatedir=/var/lib</parameter>: This parameter is
127 used so that all <application>ScrollKeeper</application> files are
128 installed in, and the <application>ScrollKeeper</application> database is
129 properly updated in
130 <filename class="directory">/var/lib/scrollkeeper</filename> instead of
131 <filename class="directory">$GNOME_PREFIX/var/scrollkeeper</filename> and
132 also causes the game programs to use
133 <filename class='directory'>/var/lib/games</filename> as the directory
134 holding the high score files.</para>
135
136 <para><option>--disable-setgid</option>: This will prevent the setgid bit
137 on the executables from being set. It provides system administrators
138 with the option to disable setgid binaries, though it also means that the
139 functionality to save high game scores will be disabled.</para>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="content">
144 <title>Contents</title>
145
146 <segmentedlist>
147 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
148 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
150
151 <seglistitem>
152 <seg>blackjack, games-server.py, gataxx, glines, gnect, gnibbles,
153 gnobots2, gnometris, gnomine, gnotravex, gnotski, gtali, iagno,
154 mahjongg, same-gnome, and sol</seg>
155 <seg>None</seg>
156 <seg>The following subdirectories of <envar>$GNOME_PREFIX</envar>/:
157 share/{{many game names},
158 {,omf/}gnome-games,
159 {,help,pixmaps,sound}/{game names},
160 /var/lib/games</seg>
161 </seglistitem>
162 </segmentedlist>
163
164 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
165
166 <para>See the <filename>README</filename> file in the source tree for a
167 description of each game.</para>
168
169 </sect2>
170
171</sect1>
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