Build the relevant modules listed on the Git page and them.
If you use a prefix different from where the rest of
GNOME is installed (recommended), you will need to update the
bonobo-activation configuration file, which will be:
usually. Between the markers add:
You will need to restart the bonobo-activation-server process after this (either by logging out and back in or actually killing the process)
moduleset = 'gnome-apps-3.2'in ~/.jhbuildrc if you want to build the current (August 2011) unstable version, or set
moduleset = 'gnome-apps-3.0'if you want to build the current stable version. If you want to compile an old version for GNOME 2, set
moduleset = 'gnome-2.28'.
modules = ['evolution'].
jhbuild bootstrapand update to the latest modules - make sure you install pkg-config even if you have the same version that is required.
jhbuild build evolution.
It should now build about 60 modules. If something fails for you (which is likely), some common problems are listed at the JhBuild wikipage. There is also distribution specific information available about required packages.