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Re: troubles building amaya for Linux-ppc

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 10:20:06 +0200
To: Steve Pothier <pothiers@aries.tucson.saic.com>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010511082006.C22FAC@maiana.inrialpes.fr>
> I'm trying to build amaya on a Linux ppc and am experiencing
> difficulties.
> 
> First I tried:
> 
>    mkdir -p /swl/amaya-4.3.2/Linux-2.2-ppc
>    ./configure --prefix=/swl/amaya-4.3.2 --exec-prefix=/swl/amaya-4.3.2/Linux-2.2-ppc
>    make all

As explained in http://www.w3.org/Amaya/User/Autoconf.html due to 
configuration files (like unix-thot.rc) needed by Amaya compilers you have to 
build the application in a subdirectory of the Amaya hierarchy
	mkdir Linux-2.2-ppc
	cd Linux-2.2-ppc
	../configure

> 
> FAILED in
> make[1]: Entering directory `/swl/tmp/Amaya/annotlib'
> System wide unix-thot.rc not found at /swl/tmp/config/unix-thot.rc
> External structure HTML
> System wide unix-thot.rc not found at /swl/tmp/config/unix-thot.rc
> WARNING: cannot open file en-libdialogue
> ...
> 
> 
> 
> I assumed this meant I needed to install thot. The thot (2.1e) INSTALL
> file indicates that amaya and the thoteditor should be extracted into
> the thot (library) source tree.  Did that and tried building thot
> (which the INSTALL says will build amaya and thoteditor).   This
> failed in lots of places but that's I guess I need to talk to the thot
> people about that.
> 
> At this point I'm considering giving up on getting a new Amaya working
> on Linux-ppc and using it on a different architecture.  (Where it is
> very impressive, I might add!)
> 
> -sp-
> 
> 
> 
> 
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