2009-07-13

Building Google Gears on Linux

  • sudo apt-get install build-essential g++-4.2
  • svn checkout http://gears.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ gears-read-only
  • cd gears-read-only/gears/
  • Edit "tools/config.mk" to replace the 9 occurrences of "g++" with "g++-4.2"
  • chmod +x ../third_party/gecko_1.9/linux/gecko_sdk/bin/*
  • make
  • Done! The Firefox installer is in bin-dbg/installers/gears-linux-dbg-0.5.25.0.xpi