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Re: Amaya compilation prb on Solaris

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 17:25:06 +0200
Message-Id: <199909021525.RAA09845@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: Olivier Lefevre <olivier.lefevre@wdr.com>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 01 Sep 1999 15:52:03 -0400."

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> Amaya maintainers,
> There a number of problems with the source.
> 1/ Why do you recommend to do "gmake all"??? If you have configured
>    the project so as to build only some modules, that does not seem
>    a good idea.

We want to be sure that comilers are generated at the first time.
Otherwise "make" or "gmake" is enough.

> 2/ The "gmake" command stops before finishing, even though there is
>    no error; it has to be restarted. There are also lots of messages
>    about this or that file having "modification time in the future",
>    which, taken at face value, is ridiculous.

That is due to a problem of with your file system.

> 3/ The Makefile in libwww/Library/src is missing a reference to the
>    zlib include dir in INCLUDES; without it HTZip.c will not compile

The zlib is used both by hte libpng and the libwww. We have only one
instance which is located in the sub-directory Amaya/libpng/zlib
The Amaya Makefile should get zlib information from the right place.

> 4/ pluginlib/editplugin.c tries to include a non-existant app.h
>    That one has me stumped: like I said, there is _no_ app.h in the
>    entire amaya source tree

That is a bug in the current distribution. Due to problems on Windows
platforms (Windows is not cas sensitive) we changed that file name
to appstruct.h and we forgot to update the include in the file

> 5/ The error archive URL (http://opera.inrialpes.fr/amaya/messages/)
>    is dead.

The URI for the archive is http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-amaya/

> Your advice re. 4/ would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Olivier Lefevre

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