[blfs-support] Gcr-3.10.1 need to set correct path for successful compilation

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 19:41:38 PST 2014

me at pc-networking-services.com wrote:
> Hello,
> While I was attempting to compile Gcr-3.10.1 from the stable BLFS-7.5 book
> I was not able to do so until I did the following:
> XDG_DATA_HOME=/usr/share
> export XDG_DATA_HOME
> XDG_DATA_DIRS=/usr/share/
> export XDG_DATA_DIRS
> I do not yet have KDE or GNOME fully installed, and was doing the compile
> from an xterm terminal.

Can you post the error message?

> These are only set from the kde.sh script.

In BLFS-7.5 the /etc/profile script has changed.  XDG_DATA_DIRS is set 
there now.  I'm not sure XDG_DATA_HOME is needed.

That said, grepping though the gcr source shows no references to 
XDG_DATA.  It is used in glib though.

   -- Bruce

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