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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Need help: cmake/pkgconfig breakage?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:55:06 -0600
>> The only other thing I can think of at all is that you
>> could theoretically
>> have an old tqt.pc (or similar) file floating around in an
>> obscure
>> directory.  I would search the entire system for such
>> a file, just in case
>> an old one without the include directories is being picked
>> up by CMake and
>> pkg-config together.
> Only one tqt.pc found.
> was messed up, however, probably from so much experimenting.
>> Assuming you don't find a stale tqt.pc file there are a few
>> options open
>> to you:
>> 1.) Manually extract the pkg-config information and patch
>> the build
>> on-the-fly as you are doing now.  Just make sure to
>> add a Nasty Hack
>> Warning Message to your build scripts stating that this is
>> only to work
>> around a puzzling problem in CMake on Slackware for now.
> Well here is an interesting turn of events. I added the following to my
> ugly script function hack:
> pkg-config --cflags-only-I tqt
> The command returns no results.
> When directly in a terminal the command returns the expected
> -I/usr/lib/qt3/include -I/usr/include/tqt.
> So perhaps the problem is right there. For whatever reason pkg-config is
> not running from within scripts. Or is dumping the results to the bit
> bucket.

Yes, that is the problem right there!

I would dump the environemnt (via the 'env' command) in your terminal and
from within in the build script to see what is different.  Usually this
kind of problem is caused by an incorrectly set environment variable.