Vala - building from source

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Getting source

It is recommend to use a tagged version of the code, such as 0.12 in the example below.

git clone git://git.gnome.org/vala
git branch -r
git checkout origin/0.12 -b rel_0.12
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== Building ==

By default, `make install' will install all the files in `/usr/local/bin', `/usr/local/lib' etc.  For Ubuntu, /usr is a better prefix.

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NOCONFIGURE=true ./autogen.sh
./configure prefix=/usr
make
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== Find already installed vala on your host ==

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whereis valac
ls -d /usr/*/vala-*
ls -ltr /usr/bin | fgrep vala

Installing updated version

valac --version
sudo make install
valac --version
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