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Re: Build prob, Solaris 7

From: Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng <hgs@dmu.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 12:04:18 +0100 (BST)
To: jose.kahan@w3.org
cc: Amaya Mailing List <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0005111157460.8242-100000@atlanta>
On Thu, 11 May 2000 jose.kahan@w3.org wrote:

> Hello Hugh,
> 
> In our previous episode, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng said:
> > -DW3C_ICONS=\"/usr/local/share/w3c-libwww\" -g -O2 -W
> > -Wp,-MD,.deps/HTZip.pp -c ../../../../../libwww/Library/src/HTZip.c -o
> > HTZip.o
> > ../../../../../libwww/Library/src/HTZip.c:23: zlib.h: No such file or
> > directory
> > gmake[3]: *** [HTZip.lo] Error 1
> > 
> > This doesn't seem very informative to me.  What further information can
> > I give that will help you find the problem?
> 
> The problem there is that the zlib.a, zlib.h, and zconf.h are not found where
> the libwww configure expects them to be (/usr/local/lib/libz.a or
> /usr/lib/libz.a, and the same for the include/zlib.h).

	This libwww is the one distributed with Amaya.  Should not Amaya's
	configure check these exist, and if not, patch or replace libwww's
	configure?
> 	
> We don't have right now any mechanism allowing to pass an extra include
> dir to the libwww configure. What you can do is to go the libwww/Library/src

	Really?  Is it not just a -I option on the compiler? Set CFLAGS
	or something?

> directory and make a symlink to zlib.h and zconf.h. You can find those

	link them to what?

> files in the Amaya/libpng/zlib directory.
> 
> It should compile then.
> 
> Of course, now the question is... why don't we arrange our configure to use
> those files systematically? or should we try to continue using those found
> in the system?

	See above for a suggestion.  

	BTW, can you tell me if the suggestions about how the install-sh
	is found have been intgrated for the next realease?  Thank you.
> 
> -Jose
> 
	Thank you,
	Hugh
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