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Re: Problems with building GNUstep and Window Maker

From: Dennis Leeuw
Subject: Re: Problems with building GNUstep and Window Maker
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2001 13:22:04 +0100

One more addition shouldn't config.site be placed in the Makefile directory
instead of $GNUSTEP_SYSTEM_ROOT/share ?

Dennis Leeuw wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am currently building GNUstep to create Slackware packages and to
> write a complete and precise book on creating GNUstep from source (which
> should be a distro independant document). While doing so I ran into
> several problems related to both GNUstep and Window Maker.
> I am using snap-shot core.20010110 and Window Maker 0.63.1
> I build make first and then dgs, ffcall, gmp, libxml, libPropList and
> WindowMaker with --prefix=$GNUSTEP_SYSTEM_ROOT
> The problem with Window Maker is that it builds WPrefs.app in
> GNUstep/Local/Apps instead of GNUstep/System/Apps
> I already mentioned in an earlier mail the building of libobjc in
> $GNUSTEP_SYSTEM_ROOT/Libraries/ix86/linux-gnu/gnu-gnu-gnu-xgps while it
> should be in one directory lower
> One other strange problem I found is that when configuring base from the
> core package I discovered that it detects the gmp.h, it doesn't find the
> gmp library.
> For ffcall and the like it doesn't detect them at all
> While libxml is detected correctly.
> It even looks like it doesn't detect the newly build objc library and
> uses the one that is installed with Slackware.
> I was wondering if I should explicitly tell configure where it can find
> the different libraries, although I thought the LD_LIBRARY_PATH should
> find the correct libraries.
> Greetings,
> Dennis Leeuw

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