[Chugalug] Compilation question

Jonathan Calloway jonathancalloway at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 17:15:30 UTC 2013


I tried that.  The clone was successful, but the configuration script and all of its dependencies were missing.

I think the maintainer really needs to update their stuff.

Jonathan Calloway

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On Mar 12, 2013, at 8:22 AM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree that this is probably the easiest way to go.
> 
> You patched Makefile.am but there is some process you have to go through involving autotools to make it regenerate Makefile (which is the one that actually gets used).  I don't know how to do that.  More info:  http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2531827/what-are-makefile-am-and-makefile-in
> 
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 7:02 AM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You might want to try cloning the git repo and using that code. It has a lot of fixes that would not have been in the tarball you got from the abiword site.
>> 
>> In a new directory:
>> git clone https://github.com/hfiguiere/abiword.git
>> 
>> Then configure and compile normally.
>> 
>> Wil
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:48 PM, Jonathan Calloway <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I tried this.  I also tried hand-editing src/Makefile.am.  I'm still getting the error:
>>> 
>>>     
>>>     g++: error: unrecognized option '--no-undefined'
>>> 
>>> <JC>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 03/11/2013 09:20 PM, James Nylen wrote:
>>>> Patches need to be saved as text files, then run through the patch command.
>>>> 
>>>> Try this (from the abiword directory):
>>>> 
>>>> wget https://raw.github.com/tongson/Gimokod/master/desktop/abiword/abiword-2.8.6-no-undefined.patch
>>>> patch -p1 < abiword-2.8.6-no-undefined.patch
>>>> 
>>>> The -p1 means strip one directory from the pathnames in the patch (abiword-2.8.6.orig/src/Makefile.am
>>>>           and src/Makefile.am).
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Jonathan Calloway <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 03/11/2013 07:09 AM, William Wade wrote:
>>>>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2064584
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Apparently you are likely missing this patch:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> https://github.com/tongson/Gimokod/blob/master/desktop/abiword/abiword-2.8.6-no-undefined.patch
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM, Stephen Haywood <stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:
>>>>>>> Unfortunately, the output from Make is all you are going to get. It's time to hit Google.                           
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 8:26 PM, Jonathan Calloway <jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Greetings!
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I have gone off on a little compiling spree.  I'm doing this to begin preparation because I would like to do LFS (I never got started the first go-around!)  In any case, I'm trying to compile Abiword.  As expected, it ended with errors.  Is there a standard log that gets written or place where more human readable output will give me an idea of what happened, and why it didn't compile?
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Right now, the last few lints of code look like this:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> g++: error: unrecognized option '--no-undefined'
>>>>>>>> make[3]: *** [abiword] Error 1
>>>>>>>> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/callowayj/Downloads/packages/abiword-2.8.6/src'
>>>>>>>> make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>>>>>>>> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/callowayj/Downloads/packages/abiword-2.8.6/src'
>>>>>>>> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>>>>>>>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/callowayj/Downloads/packages/abiword-2.8.6'
>>>>>>>> make: *** [all] Error 2
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> <JC>
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>>>>> So, how does the patch work?  Do I copy that into a text editor, save it, make it executable, then run it before I do ./configure?
>>>>> 
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