Package Details: evince-light 3.36.7-1

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Package Base: evince-light
Description: GNOME document viewer, built with minimal dependencies by default but configurable.
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: evince evince-no-gnome, evince-no-gnome
Provides: evince
Submitter: Archange
Maintainer: None
Last Packager: starlord
Votes: 23
Popularity: 0.000001
First Submitted: 2016-12-22 15:48 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2020-09-23 13:47 (UTC)

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Laserentchen commented on 2020-11-13 12:47 (UTC)

I would like to renew pkos98s (2019-03-01) comment. Dependency libsynctex seems to be missing.

starlord commented on 2020-06-13 19:45 (UTC)

Done, i will see the 3.37 update.

ed_o commented on 2020-06-13 11:49 (UTC) (edited on 2020-06-13 11:50 (UTC) by ed_o)

Having the same issue as Turbo

==> Starting build()...
/home/user/.cache/yay/evince-light/PKGBUILD: line 64: ./configure: No such file or directory
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
Error making: evince-light

Turbo commented on 2020-06-13 09:20 (UTC)

Can't update. build error: "./configure: Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type" it means no ./configure file

gatlinnewhouse commented on 2019-04-15 00:10 (UTC)

@starlord thanks for updating it, I was getting 404 errors for that URL earlier but now it works, weird. May have been a problem on my machine

starlord commented on 2019-04-14 16:10 (UTC)

As you can see here, the package is updated.

gatlinnewhouse commented on 2019-04-13 22:50 (UTC)

Great package, love the customization options.

The PKGBUILD should be updated to this:




pkos98 commented on 2019-03-01 15:20 (UTC)

I think the package needs libsynctex as dependency, cause otherwise I do get the following error message:

evince: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

starlord commented on 2018-09-17 20:37 (UTC)

@arbu thx

arbu commented on 2018-09-17 10:57 (UTC)

gspell should be in depends not in makedepends. Without it evince won't run.

Archange commented on 2018-01-22 10:24 (UTC)

@ypoluektovich: Do you have base-devel installed? Which selection of feature did you make? And can you paste the whole log please?

ypoluektovich commented on 2018-01-21 16:19 (UTC)

I'm getting an error while building: Is something missing from makedepends?

Archange commented on 2017-01-03 22:47 (UTC)

@kazuo: Sorry, it literally took me years to notice your comment and take it into account. I’ve updated with your suggestion, excepted that: – I’ve let PDF enabled as default, like it is now. – I’ve made tiff, previewer and thumbnailer options too, first one was let alone before because not requiring any dep but that’s no reason (e.g. comics), and regarding the two others I’ve realised they are not useful outside of a gnome environment. – I’ve added the multimedia option for multimedia support in PDF, which was added upstream in 3.17 but that was ignored by evince in repo until 3.20 and here until now. I definitively admit having missed it in both changelogs. The feature is definitively in POC form, but might still be of interest for some.

kazuo commented on 2015-10-28 23:39 (UTC)

I don't like the idea of having an interactive prompt. What about using variables to control the build options? Like done in this patch I did not change the defaults, but I like to ask that at least PDF is included by default, as this can surprise a lot of people (me included) getting a evince that do not support any filetype.

digitalirony commented on 2015-08-17 18:23 (UTC)

Pardon my bash, not my best, but here, this is super easy to accomplish like so: build() { cd ${srcdir}/${pkgbase}-${pkgver} # --enable-pdf if building with poppler-glib # --enable-ps if building with libspectre # --enable-djvu if building with djvulibre # --enable-dvi if building with texlive-bin # --enable-xps if building with libgxps # --enable-comics if you want comics support echo "Would you like to enable pdf?" read pdf if [ pdf -eq "y" ] then ./configure \ --sysconfdir=/etc \ --prefix=/usr \ --libexecdir=/usr/lib/${pkgbase} \ --localstatedir=/var \ --with-platform=gnome \ --disable-debug \ --disable-maintainer-mode \ --disable-schemas-compile \ --enable-viewer \ --enable-previewer \ --enable-thumbnailer \ --enable-pdf \ --disable-ps \ --disable-djvu \ --disable-dvi \ --disable-xps \ --disable-comics \ --enable-t1lib \ --enable-tiff \ --disable-nautilus \ --disable-browser-plugin \ --disable-gtk-doc \ --disable-introspection \ --enable-dbus \ --without-keyring \ --with-gtk-unix-print \ --disable-libgnome-desktop make fi if [ $pdf -eq "n" ] then ./configure \ --sysconfdir=/etc \ --prefix=/usr \ --libexecdir=/usr/lib/${pkgbase} \ --localstatedir=/var \ --with-platform=gnome \ --disable-debug \ --disable-maintainer-mode \ --disable-schemas-compile \ --enable-viewer \ --enable-previewer \ --enable-thumbnailer \ --disable-pdf \ --disable-ps \ --disable-djvu \ --disable-dvi \ --disable-xps \ --disable-comics \ --enable-t1lib \ --enable-tiff \ --disable-nautilus \ --disable-browser-plugin \ --disable-gtk-doc \ --disable-introspection \ --enable-dbus \ --without-keyring \ --with-gtk-unix-print \ --disable-libgnome-desktop make fi } There are likely much easier ways to do this, but yeah, it appears that you can just run bash inside the pkgbuild really easy. You could likely even write a small shell script and then have PKGBUILD run that externally instead of inline in your PKGBUILD.

Archange commented on 2015-07-06 11:17 (UTC)

You must edit PKGBUILD to enable PDF support. If you know an easy way to write a process of Q/A to ask what the user want and add it, I’m taking it.

dummyuploader commented on 2015-07-04 11:55 (UTC)

can't open pdf, giving eror message File type PDF document (application/pdf) is not supported