Fedora 8 & 9
Load up a terminal and run the following 4 commands to download the Inkscape sourcecode, install the programs Inkscape needs to compile, and compile and install it, and then run it:
svn co https://inkscape.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/inkscape/inkscape/trunk inkscape ; cd inkscape
sudo yum install ImageMagick-c++-devel ImageMagick-c++ ImageMagick-devel ImageMagick glibmm24-devel libsigc++-devel gtkmm24-devel glibmm24 libsigc++ gtkmm24 intltool gc gc-devel lcms lcms-devel gsl gsl-devel inkscape
./automake.sh ; ./configure ; make ; sudo make install
Note: for Fedora 8 you might need to do this before running ./configure
Fedora Core 2 for Inkscape 0.40CVS
After having the most up to date RPMs for FC2 from fedora updates, this is what I found for compiling Inkscape.
Well...after checking out a clean copy of the inkscape module, autogen.sh will not generate ltmain.sh, so I had to make a softlink to a copy of ltmain.sh, which was located here: /usr/share/libtools/ltmain.sh
So I ran:
$ ln -s /usr/share/libtools/ltmain.sh ./
Then I ran:
Then to get all the makefiles, I ran:
Now need to have Boehm Garbage collector installed. Follow the Boehm Garbage Collector instructions on the CompilingInkscape page for this to work. After installed, then rerun:
For libsigc++2 currently you must download and install: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1970
Now you need gtkmm 2.4 and glibmm 2.4:
You need to ./configure; make; make install for libsigc++, glibmm 2.4 and gtkmm 2.4
Afterwards update your paths and all that and then run ./autogen.sh; ./configure; make; make install on the CVS version of inkscape...
I don't think /usr/local/lib is in /etc/ld.so.conf or /etc/ld.so.conf.d/*.conf by default on FC2... Fix that, then `export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib`, then run `ldconfig`, and try running `inkscape`. -- Jizzbug
This is what i get now:
*** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0x0832ce78 *** Emergency save activated!
Fedora Core 3 and 0.41CVS
Mandrake 10.2 b3 and 0.41 Static Builds
If I try to run either the .386 or .686 Static Builds of 0.41 on Mandrake 10.2 beta3, I get the above error:
*** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0x0959d210 ***
The "invalid pointer" is a different value for each one, but same error. I don't have the dependencies I need to compile from source. So, I guess I'll wait another few months before trying Inkscape. (I'm so anxious. As an ex-user of Sodipodi, I've been waiting for something that was a bit more user friendly).
-- This is almost certainly a GCC bug (MikeHearn)