[pulseaudio-discuss] [paprefs] [PATCH] Port to meson

Jan Tojnar jtojnar at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 13:12:38 UTC 2018

It will build fine, only the translations will not be merged back to 
the produced desktop file. Solution would be porting the autotools code 
from intltool to vanilla gettext (see 
https://wiki.gnome.org/Initiatives/GnomeGoals/GettextMigration) but 
autotools removal will be easier.

On Mon, 9 Jul, 2018 at 11:04 PM, Felipe Sateler <fsateler at gmail.com> 
> On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 1:31 PM Jan Tojnar <jtojnar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Meson is much nicer than autotools, see 
>> https://wiki.gnome.org/Initiatives/GnomeGoals/MesonPorting.
>> With this patch, you can invoke
>>     meson build -Ddocs=true
>>     ninja -C build
>>     sudo ninja -C build install
>> to compile and install the package.
> The .desktop file changes would break the autotools build, wouldn't 
> it?. If a port to meson is desired (I'm not a maintainer, although 
> this gets a +1 from me), then either a workaround should be found, or 
> autotools be dropped at the same time.
> --
> Saludos,
> Felipe Sateler

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