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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Building tqtinterface fails

From: Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...>
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2011 23:03:48 -0500
On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 10:24 PM, Darrell Anderson
<humanreadable@...> wrote:
> I'm trying to build Trinity from SVN. I'm still using my old build scripts with automake. As I have not tested my build environment since last autumn, I wanted to make one run to ensure everything still works before trying other things. Basically, start with a known good environment.
> According to recent list conversations, building with automake should still work with distros using older autotools.
> Building tqtinterface failed immediately:
> ============================================
> cp: cannot create regular file `admin/': No such file or directory
> cp: cannot create regular file `admin/': No such file or directory
> make: admin/Makefile.common: No such file or directory
> make: *** No rule to make target `admin/Makefile.common'.  Stop.
> ============================================
> There no longer is an svn admin directory in the tqtinterface sources.
> The wiki says "The current SVN tree is being ported to CMake. You cannot build part of the tree with CMake and then start building with autoconf."
> Do I now have to build tqtinterface with cmake? If so, then I according to the wiki I cannot build the remaining packages with autotools.
> I saw nothing obvious in the list archives.

I think that just means that you can't build part of TDE using
autotools and the other part with cmake (as in, a mixed build). But
you should be able to one OR the other, from what I've seen in the
mailing list.

Considering there were no major changes in tqtinterface between 3.5.12
and the svn version, you may be able to grab the 3.5.12 tarball and
use it's admin directory, but I'd suggest waiting for Serghei
(spelling?) (the TDE cmake wizard) to input to let you know if this
will work.

It may also work if the admin directory in 3.5.12 was empty -- just
mkdir it and then generate the autools stuff. I never had a good
chance to explore the TDE sources, so I couldn't tell you if it was
empty or not, though...

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