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// Download tao


// Download gtkglarea-sharp


// Download gtkglarea


// Check out gtkglarea-sharp from svn

svn co svn://

// You should see something like this:

$ ls -l
total 892
-rw-r--r--  1 cjcollier cjcollier 210089 2006-01-24 09:41 gtkglarea-1.99.0.tar.bz2
drwxr-xr-x  9 cjcollier cjcollier   4096 2006-01-24 09:42 gtkglarea-sharp
-rw-r--r--  1 cjcollier cjcollier 126456 2006-01-20 17:17 gtkglarea-sharp-current.tbz
-rw-r--r--  1 cjcollier cjcollier 554694 2006-01-20 17:25 tao-current.tbz

// Unpack Tao

tar xvjf tao-current.tbz

// Create a convenience link (symbolic):

ln -s tao-*/ tao-current

// change working directory to the unpacked directory

cd tao-current

// The –prefix argument to configure tells the build tools where to install binaries, libraries and scripts. The default is /usr/local. Mono’s default is often /usr/lib/mono. You might want to specify this argument to the configure script as I have done below. It is recommended that you use a directory under your $HOME, since it interferes less with your operating system’s directory structure.

// First, make the directory:

mkdir -p $HOME/opt

// Now configure the package with a prefix in your home directory:

./configure --prefix=$HOME/opt

// You are now ready to build the source. It takes a while. Get a cup of coffee or something while it’s running. Ignore the XML warnings


// You can now install the package to $HOME/opt:

make install

// You can now find the Tao libraries under $HOME/opt/lib/mono/tao

// Now lets install gtkglarea

cd ..
tar xvjf gtkglarea-1.99.0.tar.bz2

cd gtkglarea-1.99.0

// Once again configure with the correct prefix, make and checkinstall.

./configure --prefix=$HOME/opt

// Now onto Gtkglarea-sharp

cd ../gtkglarea-sharp
./ --prefix=$HOME/opt

// I can’t get checkinstall to run. // dpkg: error processing gtkglarea-sharp_0.0.2-1_i386.deb (–install): // trying to overwrite `/root/.wapi/shared_data-camel-6-0’, which is also in package tao-0.0.3

make install

// Test using sample apps. You can run the examples by issuing the “make run” command from the example’s directory

cd examples/trackball
make run

cd ../rotate-buttons
make run

cd ../pick-object
make run

cd ../NeHe/Lessons/01
make run

cd ../02
make run

cd ../03
make run

cd ../04
make run

cd ../05
make run