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Xfce Screensaver Building & Installation

This document provides information about building and installing xfce4-screensaver.
Please report a bug for any changes or distribution-specific additions.

Build Requirements

  • dbus-glib 0.30
  • garcon-gtk3 0.5.0
  • glib 2.50.0
  • gtk 3.22.0
  • libxklavier 5.2
  • libxfce4ui 4.12.1
  • libxfce4util 4.12.1
  • xfconf 4.12.1
  • xrandr 1.3
  • xscrnsaver
  • x11 1.0

Instructions

From Source (GIT)

./autogen.sh <configuration parameters>
make && sudo make install

From Source (Release)

./configure <configuration parameters>
make && sudo make install

Source Configuration Parameters

Please run ./configure –help to learn more about how to configure your build of xfce4-screensaver. The parameters listed below are made available as a secondary reference.

Installation Directories

Option Description Default
–prefix=PREFIX install architecture-independent files in PREFIX /usr/local
–exec-prefix=EPREFIX install architecture-dependent files in EPREFIX PREFIX
–bindir=DIR user executables EPREFIX/bin
–sbindir=DIR system admin executables EPREFIX/sbin
–libexecdir=DIR program executables EPREFIX/libexec
–sysconfdir=DIR read-only single-machine data PREFIX/etc
–sharedstatedir=DIR modifiable architecture-independent data PREFIX/com
–localstatedir=DIR modifiable single-machine data PREFIX/var
–runstatedir=DIR modifiable per-process data LOCALSTATEDIR/run
–libdir=DIR object code libraries EPREFIX/lib
–includedir=DIR C header files PREFIX/include
–oldincludedir=DIR C header files for non-gcc /usr/include
–datarootdir=DIR read-only arch.-independent data root PREFIX/share
–datadir=DIR read-only architecture-independent data DATAROOTDIR
–infodir=DIR info documentation DATAROOTDIR/info
–localedir=DIR locale-dependent data DATAROOTDIR/locale
–mandir=DIR man documentation DATAROOTDIR/man
–docdir=DIR documentation root DATAROOTDIR/doc/xfce4-screensaver
–htmldir=DIR html documentation DOCDIR
–dvidir=DIR dvi documentation DOCDIR
–pdfdir=DIR pdf documentation DOCDIR
–psdir=DIR ps documentation DOCDIR

Program Names

Option Description Default
–program-prefix=PREFIX prepend PREFIX to installed program names
–program-suffix=SUFFIX append SUFFIX to installed program names
–program-transform-name=PROGRAM run sed PROGRAM on installed program names

X Features

Option Description Default
–x-includes=DIR X include files are in DIR
–x-libraries=DIR X library files are in DIR

System Types

Option Description Default
–build=BUILD configure for building on BUILD guessed
–host=HOST cross-compile to build programs to run on HOST BUILD

Optional Features

Option Description Default
–disable-option-checking ignore unrecognized –enable/–with options
–disable-FEATURE do not include FEATURE (same as –enable-FEATURE=no)
–enable-FEATURE[=ARG] include FEATURE [ARG=yes]
–enable-silent-rules less verbose build output (undo: “make V=1”)
–disable-silent-rules verbose build output (undo: “make V=0”)
–enable-maintainer-mode enable make rules and dependencies not useful (and sometimes confusing) to the casual installer
–disable-nls do not use Native Language Support
–enable-dependency-tracking do not reject slow dependency extractors
–disable-dependency-tracking speeds up one-time build
–enable-shared[=PKGS] build shared libraries yes
–enable-static[=PKGS] build static libraries yes
–enable-fast-install[=PKGS] optimize for fast installation yes
–disable-libtool-lock avoid locking (might break parallel builds)
–disable-schemas-compile Disable regeneration of gschemas.compiled on install
–enable-docbook-docs build documentation (requires xmlto)

Screen Locking Options

Option Description Default
–enable-locking Compile in support for locking the display.
–disable-locking Do not allow locking at all.
–enable-pam Enable PAM support auto
–enable-authentication-scheme=auto/pam/helper/pwent/bsdauth Choose a specific authentication scheme auto
–enable-more-warnings Maximum compiler warnings
–enable-debug=no/yes turn on debugging

Optional Packages

Option Description Default
–with-PACKAGE[=ARG] use PACKAGE [ARG=yes]
–without-PACKAGE do not use PACKAGE (same as –with-PACKAGE=no)
–with-pic[=PKGS] try to use only PIC/non-PIC objects use both
–with-aix-soname=<aix, svr4, both> shared library versioning (aka “SONAME”) variant to provide on AIX aix
–with-gnu-ld assume the C compiler uses GNU ld no
–with-sysroot[=DIR] Search for dependent libraries within DIR (or the compiler's sysroot if not specified).
–with-x use the X Window System
–with-pam-prefix=<prefix> specify where pam files go
–with-pam-auth-type=<auth-type> specify pam auth type (common or system) guessed
–with-doc-dir=<dir> directory to install documentation
–with-mit-ext Include support for the MIT-SCREEN-SAVER extension.
–with-xf86gamma-ext Include support for XFree86 gamma fading.
–with-xscreensaverdir=dir Use xscreensaver hack configs found in directory
–with-xscreensaverhackdir=dir Look for xscreensaver hack executables in directory
–with-libgl build with GL support
–with-shadow Include support for shadow password authentication.
–with-passwd-helper Include support for an external password verification helper program.
–with-console-kit Add ConsoleKit support
–with-systemd Add systemd support
–without-kbd-layout-indicator disable keyboard layout indicator

Influential Environment Variables

Variable Description
CC C compiler command
CFLAGS C compiler flags
LDFLAGS linker flags, e.g. -L<lib dir> if you have libraries in a nonstandard directory <lib dir>
LIBS libraries to pass to the linker, e.g. -l<library>
CPPFLAGS (Objective) C/C++ preprocessor flags, e.g. -I<include dir> if you have headers in a nonstandard directory <include dir>
CPP C preprocessor
LT_SYS_LIBRARY_PATH User-defined run-time library search path.
PKG_CONFIG path to pkg-config utility
PKG_CONFIG_PATH directories to add to pkg-config's search path
PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR path overriding pkg-config's built-in search path
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_CFLAGS C compiler flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_LIBS linker flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_DIALOG_CFLAGS C compiler flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_DIALOG, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_DIALOG_LIBS linker flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_DIALOG, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_CAPPLET_CFLAGS C compiler flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_CAPPLET, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_CAPPLET_LIBS linker flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_CAPPLET, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_COMMAND_CFLAGS C compiler flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_COMMAND, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_COMMAND_LIBS linker flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_COMMAND, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_SAVER_CFLAGS C compiler flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_SAVER, overriding pkg-config
XFCE_SCREENSAVER_SAVER_LIBS linker flags for XFCE_SCREENSAVER_SAVER, overriding pkg-config
XMKMF Path to xmkmf, Makefile generator for X Window System
SYSTEMD_CFLAGS C compiler flags for SYSTEMD, overriding pkg-config
SYSTEMD_LIBS linker flags for SYSTEMD, overriding pkg-config

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