collected fixes for the website
lthielster at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 08:56:12 UTC 2013
I had promised to send the list of fixes for
http://subsurface.hohndel.org/building/ so here they are:
This is a collection of the findings of a long thread about the
instructions at http://subsurface.hohndel.org/building/ with respect to
building SubSurface 4.x for Linux.
- The list of dependencies for both Debian and Fedora based build
environments should include libtool and autoconf.
- automake is also a required dependency and may not be present on some
systems so PERHAPS should also be listed for installation. It was
automatically installed as a dependency on Ubuntu/Debian.
- I do not think it is resolved whether there is actually a difference
between using qmake or qmake-qt4. Both were available on my Ubuntu 13.10
and both are links to something else but not to the same thing. It looked
like qmake pointed to something that might alter the environment (not
literally) so they ended up doing the same work. In any case, both worked
for me with no discernible difference.
- Another failure that was hard to track down turned out to be an extra
backslash in the file subsurface-install.pri. Dirk has already pushed a
fix, but he needs to decide whether to include a manual fix on the building
web page for anyone who does not get the latest sources.
Dazed_75 a.k.a. Larry
Please protect my address like I protect yours. When sending messages to
multiple recipients, use the BCC: (Blind carbon copy). Remove addresses
from a forwarded message body before clicking Send.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the subsurface