success at building ekiga

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Wed Feb 11 15:00:20 UTC 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 08:16:23AM -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> From: Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at>
> > Were there any extra libraries or development tools that you had to
> > port, or does Ekiga just use the libraries that we already have?
> GTK, ogg, theora, speex, ffmpeg, and regex were extra dependencies that 
> were required. It'd be nice if they were in Fedora, too. Well, all 
> except ffmpeg I suppose.

OK ... Nothing can happen to get these into Fedora unless we have
workable patches.  Easiest of all for us is if you submit Fedora
Review Requests with working source RPMs.  The process is described

> I see you have a GTK 2.15.x package in the unofficial repo, but I'd 
> rather be building against the same version of GTK with respect to the 
> Fedora version I am running. Fedora 10 is using 2.14.7 and I'd like to 
> use that, which I did in the Ekiga build.

We generally aim to keep the versions consistent with the native
Fedora versions.  Although we failed in the case of mingw32-gtk2/gtk2.


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