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Re: Build prob, Solaris 7

From: Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng <hgs@dmu.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 19:30:14 +0100 (BST)
To: jose.kahan@w3.org
cc: Amaya Mailing List <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0005121926360.10508-100000@atlanta>
On Fri, 12 May 2000 jose.kahan@w3.org wrote:

> Hello Hugh,
> 
> Sorry for the slow replies. We're quite busy preparing some demos for next 
> week at WWW9, in Amsterdam.

That is OK, thanks for getting back to me.
> 
> Your install-sh proposition should be already in CVS.
> 
Thank you.

> In our previous episode, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng said:
> > On Thu, 11 May 2000 jose.kahan@w3.org wrote:
> > 
> > > /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?
> 
> You're right. We're already using our own configure in order to be able
> to compile only a part of libwww. The libz problem is a quite new one. So
> far we had only compiled Amaya in boxes which had libz in /usr/local or
> in /usr/lib, and the configure scripts take this into account.

	I see.  At least I helped pick this up :-)
> 
> I don't have time to try your suggestions right now, but I'll definitely
> work on this problem when I come back from WWW9. 
> 
	Thank you.

> If you have time to help us with this problem in the meantime, we'd appreciate
> it and add your patches to the base.

	:-) I am also trying to proare for a confence, so I think you
	will gt there first.
> 
> > > 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?
> >
> 
> No, the CFLAGS in libwww/Library/src are hardcoded. They
> don't take into account what's being passed thru the environment (unless
> I'm wrong).
	:-(
> 
> > > directory and make a symlink to zlib.h and zconf.h. You can find those
> > 
> > 	link them to what?
> 
> Make a symlink between the libpng/zlib/{the above files} and libwww/Library/src.
> The latter is the directory where there is the source.

	OK, thanks.
> 
> Thanks for your feedback and patience!
> 
> -Jose
> 
	Hugh
Received on Friday, 12 May 2000 14:31:27 UTC

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