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Dependencies to compile modem-manager-gui

April 13, 2021 — BarryK

I posted a couple of days ago, that compiled dependencies for LibreOffice in OpenEmbedded, but compile LO itself in a running EasyOS. I am going to do the same with 'modem-manager-gui', as have found it to be cross-compiler-unfriendly.

Actually, it only seems to be the usage of po4a that is unfriendly, so I could probably hack on it. But decided to take the easy path and compile in a running Easy.

ModemManager GUI is a gtk+3 frontend to 'modemmanager'.

NetworkManager has 'modemanager' as an optional dependency, and Easy has 'networkmanager-applet' in the tray -- so I suppose there is some kind of 3G/4G/LTE modem functionality supported by NetworkManager.

ModemManager GUI is another frontend. I don't know anything about it, except what have read on the project page:

...interesting, the possibility of sending SMSs.

The package 'modem-manager-gui' has all required dependencies in Easy, however to compile requires 'po4a', which is a perl script. I have built it in OpenEmbedded, and it required all of these packages:


...libsombok3 is not perl, it is a shared library.

These will be in the next build of Easy, in the "devx" SFS, and I intend to compile 'modem-manager-gui' in the running Easy.  

Tags: easy