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Author Topic: 090131 xchm-1.14 and chmlib-0.39 [VL 6.0]  (Read 1253 times)
caitlyn
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« on: January 31, 2009, 03:54:20 pm »

kidd has packaged xchm, a viewer for Microsoft ITSS/CHM format files, and chmlib, the library backend (a dependency).

Package:  xchm-1.14-i586-1vl60.tlz
MD5:  cd6f930992fc3b056b35ec4110e0bb68
Package Size:  202K
Installed Size:  790K

Sources:  http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/x-apps/xchm

Code:
xchm: xchm (xCHM is a cross-platform GUI front-end to chmlib(CHM file viewer).)
xchm:
xchm: xCHM can show the content tree if one is available, print pages,
xchm: change font face and size, remember bookmarks, display a searchable
xchm: index, and search for words in the current page and the whole book.
xchm:
xchm:
xchm:
xchm: License: GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE version 2
xchm: Authors: Razvan Cojocaru <razvanco@gmx.net>
xchm: Website: http://xchm.sourceforge.net/index.html


Package:  chmlib-0.39-i586-1vl60.tlz
MD5:  cb7a2d2c537cca0265516a27079c29ff
Package Size:  32K
Installed Size:  110K

Sources:  http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-6.0/source/testing/libs/chmlib

Code:
chmlib: chmlib (Library for dealing with Microsoft ITSS/CHM format files.)
chmlib:
chmlib:Right now, it is a very simple library, but sufficient for dealing
chmlib:with all of the .chm files I've come across. Due to the fairly
chmlib:well-designed indexing built into this particular file format, even
chmlib:a small library is able to gain reasonably good performance
chmlib:indexing into ITSS archives.
chmlib:
chmlib: License: GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE version 2.1
chmlib: Authors: Jed Wing
chmlib: Website: http://www.jedrea.com/chmlib/

After testing these packages please stop back here and let us know how they work for you.
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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2009, 11:43:40 am »

FYI, xchm fails here. It wants a bunch of libs starting with libwx_gtk2 and libwx_base, while the ones I have start with libwx_gtk2u and libwx_baseu. I think this means that it is built for a non-unicode wxgtk, while I have my own unicode build installed. Didn't the VL builds of wxgtk use to be unicode?

BTW, symlinking them doesn't work, in case you're wondering... Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2009, 12:21:45 pm »

mmm... I don't think I've rebuilt wx_gtk, but I'll check when I arrive home
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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2009, 12:46:44 pm »

Ok, but wxgtk has always been a complicated beastie, building it for one app can break another. For example, I needed unicode for pgadmin3, but I've read some apps won't work with that.


EDIT: Heh, I'd swear I was replying to a post from Caitlyn, but it dissapeared... Grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2009, 12:49:02 pm »

...and it turns out the one we have will work for wxcam so I'm not touching it.
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2009, 12:57:02 pm »

Oh, well... Off to get the chmlib and xchm sources... Grin
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2009, 01:32:32 pm »

Ok, but wxgtk has always been a complicated beastie, building it for one app can break another. For example, I needed unicode for pgadmin3, but I've read some apps won't work with that.


EDIT: Heh, I'd swear I was replying to a post from Caitlyn, but it dissapeared... Grin

Yep, you were fast in replying to me.  I realized I didn't need to build wxGTK and removed the post  Grin  No sense fixing what isn't broken.
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2009, 01:37:16 pm »

Ah, but then pgadmin3, for one, won't run. Anyway, got chmlib and xchm built with the slackbuilds from the repo and they work here now.
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2009, 08:00:37 am »

Xchm is working fine in my RC4, slapt-get installed chmlib and wxGTK-2.8.8-i586-2vl60
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