JHBuild is an automation tool for building software from source packages. It calculates build dependencies so each "module" is built only after building all others that are required for the build to succeed. It is developed by the GNOME project.

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jhbuild sanitycheck failing on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty)

I'm trying to set up jhbuild on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run jhbuild sanitycheck, I get two messages: Could not find DocBook XML DTD V4.1.2 in XML Catalog Could not find DocBook XSL Stylesheets in XML ...
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“You have held broken packages” error [duplicate]

I try to run - $ jhbuild sysdeps --install but run into the broken packages error. E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Here is the complete log- ...
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Building and running Evince with ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to build evince in ubuntu 12.04 . I have got the source code from git and following the steps given in this link evince guide I installed jhbuild using sudo apt-get install ghbuild . ...
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Trouble with jhbuild installation

I am trying to learn GTK+3 as per this site: https://python-gtk-3-tutorial.readthedocs.org/en/latest/install.html. From the page: 1.1. Dependencies GTK+3 Python 2 (2.6 or later) or ...
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/bin/bash: --pkg: command not found

I am attempting to build a package using jhbuild but am running into an error during the build phase. The output for this phase is: *** Building egg-list-box *** [1/1] make -j 8 make all-am make[1]: ...
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jhbuild sanitycheck not moving

I am following Jhbuild documentation. while doing jhbuild sanitycheck I am getting following problem. root@august:/home/frank/jhbuild# jhbuild sanitycheck You should not run jhbuild as root. ...