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RE: How to build GNOME Keyring for Subversion

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 13:44:38 +0100


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-----Original Message-----

> From: Yudong Sun [mailto:yudong_at_nag.co.uk]
> Sent: 09 August 2010 13:29
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: How to build GNOME Keyring for Subversion
> Hi,
> I am trying to build Subversion 1.6.12 with GNOME Keyring
> support. I have tried GNOME Keyring 2.30.3 downloaded from
> http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/gnome-keyring-13111.shtml
> The configure and make of this GNOME Keyring version have
> been done with two pkg-config files created: gcr-0.pc and
> gp11-0.pc but no gnome-keyring-1.pc generated.
> I have also tried to install GNOME Keyring 2.28.2 downloaded
> from
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/gnome/gnome-keyring.html
> This version has an endless list of dependencies:
> GNOME Keyring 2.28.2: GConf-2.28.0, GTK+-2.18.7,
> intltool-0.40.6, Libgcrypt-1.4.5, and libtasn1-2.5
> GConf-2.28.0: ORBit2-2.14.17 and polkit-0.94
> polkit-0.94: D-Bus GObject Bindings-0.5, intltool-0.40.6,
> Linux-PAM-1.1.1, gobject-introspection-0.6.8, and DocBook XML DTD-4.5
> ... ...
> That looks terrifying. I am almost giving up midway
> I'd like to know your experience on building subversion with
> GNOME Keyring. Which GNOME Keyring version works well with
> svn 1.6.12 and is there an easier way to do it? Your advice
> will be much appreciated.

You don't say which flavour of Linux, but if you have a package manager, like yum or apt-get for example, it's much easier as they take care of all the dependencies.

Having said that, I personally had a hell of a time (and gave up for the time being) to unlock the keyring upon login. Once the keyring is unlocked the everything is fine, but I can't seem to be able to avoid entering the keyring password.

Received on 2010-08-09 14:45:20 CEST

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