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GNUstep development environment for Fedora


Current Status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 13
  • Last updated: 2009-09-27
  • Percentage of completion: 20%

TODO: Reviewing the follwing packages:

  • gnustep-gui
  • gnustep-back

+ gnustep-example

Detailed Description

GNUstep is a GNU project to implement a Openstep/Nextstep-like environemnt on normal unix/linux systems.

Benefit to Fedora

Providing the GNUstep environment for Fedora which is available on other linux distributation like Debien or Gentoo Linux.


This is a entirely new feature which has no impact for other packages. Only the gnustep-make package, which is part of this feature was updated to the most recent release.

How to Test

  • Try out to build and running the gnustep-example package on Fedora.


GNUstep needs the objective C environemnt which is provided by the gcc.

Contingency Plan

Not required. It can be introduced after the release of a distribution without any impact for the user. Is only an enhancement.


  • Plrese see [1]