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Re: Failure to build on SuSE 8.1

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 09:16:55 +0100
To: Ed Hurst <softedges@gmx.net>
Cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030114091655.2bfb75be.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 14:20:22 -0500 (EST)
Ed Hurst <softedges@gmx.net> wrote:

> 
> Warning: this is from a non-coder, just a serious user who wants very 
> badly to have use of the latest release for setting up docuemt archive 
> using XHTML. Pre-compiled binary crashes without useful messages.
> 
> Release 7.1
> SuSE 8.1/i686
> Failed to build, error and abort about 12 minutes into build process.
> I tried to allow use of GTK libs from SuSE Gnome2 update: 
> gtk-1.2.10-460.
> 
> Synopsis:
> 1. Logged on as root, opened archive in /usr/local/src.
> 
> 2. Created LINUX-ELF subdir and ran ../configure.
> 
> 3. After "make" everything ran fine for about 12 minutes (AMD Duron 800 
> with 384MB RAM). Noticed lots of warnings, but things kept going.
> 
> 4. Got just past "libraptor is installed" then....
> 
> 5. Process aborted with roughly 100 lines similar to this (pardon the 
> wrapping):
> 
> html2thot.o: In function `GetNextChar':
> html2thot.o(.text+0x5714): undefined reference to `gzread'
> 
> and
> 
> pnghandler.o(.text+0xa3d): undefined reference to `png_set_dither'
> 
> and
> 
> jpeghandler.o(.text+0x648): undefined reference to 
> `jpeg_destroy_decompress'
> 
> and then:
> 
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[1]: *** [../bin/amaya] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/Amaya/LINUX-ELF/amaya'
> make: *** [amaya_prog] Error 2
> 
> As a non-programer, I can't imagine what the problem is. Should I submit 
> the complete list of error lines, or some other file from the build 
> directory?

I seems that the zlib and probably other libraries are not available so the 
loader (ld) cannot build correctely the program. Are you sure you have 
GTK and other developer packages installed to build a new application ?

-- 
     Irene.
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2003 03:17:34 GMT

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