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Re: x11/motif fails to build under Linux
On 6/23/14, 11:39 AM, Dario Niedermann wrote:
> A symlink to '/usr/lib/libuuid.la' is missing from 'x11-links/lib/'.
> I bet that's at least part of what is causing the problem.
Hmm, I'm not knowledgeable enough to know for sure whether
pkgtools/x11-links should be providing that, but my initial feeling is
that it should not since I don't think libuuid.la is part of any of the
X11 packages supported by pkgtools/x11-links.
I guess the next question is, why is x11/motif trying to use libuuid.la?
I see that pkgsrc has a devel/libuuid which provides libuuid.la, and it
also has a builtin.mk which should enable the native version on your
system to be used. So, if x11/motif needs libuuid.la, then it should
depend on devel/libuuid, but it does not. And on Darwin, I don't have
libuuid, yet I can build x11/motif just fine. So, maybe x11/motif needs
a devel/libuuid dependency added for Linux, or maybe there's a configure
option to make it not use libuuid?
That's probably as far as I can go at the moment. I think a more
experienced pkgsrc developer will know better how to solve this problem.
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