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Re: Issue starting Gorm, ProjectCenter, GWorkspace..etc on netbsd 5.0.2


From: Nick Allgood
Subject: Re: Issue starting Gorm, ProjectCenter, GWorkspace..etc on netbsd 5.0.2
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 17:54:56 -0700

Same results on my home vm.. $PATH has both /usr/X11R6/bin and /usr/X11R7/bin and they are real directories

Nick

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Nick Allgood <address@hidden> wrote:
In both my VM's (work and home) that have netbsd .. they both have /usr/X11R6/bin and /usr/X11R7/bin .. and I just verified they indeed are distinct directories (not symlinks)

Oddly enough, Project Center and Gorm magically started to work on the work VM of netbsd yesterday.. I have no clue why either.. i didn't touch it...though my home one is still having the same issue in this thread.

When i get home I'll give my home one a whirl and see if i can check out the PATH and configure stuff

Thanks!

Nick

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi Nick,

with Nicola's findings I think it is important to have a look at the
config.log and config.h files produced by configure. Somehow two
different versions of X11 are found and this is a problem in itself and
needs to be fixed. And this may resolve your original issue as well.
Are these directories actually different or is one a link to the other
and where could the wrong one come from? Here you should check your path
environment variable:
echo $PATH

Cheers
Fred

Am 08.11.2010 22:10, schrieb Fred Kiefer:
> Am 08.11.2010 13:56, schrieb Nicola Pero:
>>
>>>> freetype-config --libs
>>>>
>>>> and it should return the right command options, but obviously it doesn't.
>>>
>>> It looks like the problem is that it is providing the correct flags to pass to ld, but we are passing them to gcc.
>>
>> Why do you say that ?  Any evidence ?
>>
>> What I personally immediately noticed in that linker command line is that it has both -Wl,-R/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib
>> *and* -Wl,-R/usr/X11R7/lib -L/usr/X11R7/lib.  Wouldn't these refer to different releases of X11 ?  Is it wise to link
>> against the two at the same time ?  Wouldn't you get conflicting (or just the wrong) libraries linked in ?
>
> Well spotted! I overlooked this even when copying the link line into my
> mail and editing it. Any idea how this could happen? Do we screw up
> within configure or later one?



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