Re: Problem with compiling GNOME 2.5
- From: James Henstridge <james daa com au>
- To: Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu clai net>
- Cc: GNOME Desktop List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Problem with compiling GNOME 2.5
- Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 13:05:20 +0800
On 13/02/2004 12:47 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:
This problem occurs when aclocal finds the libtool.m4 from one version
of libtool, and the libtoolize script installs an ltmain.sh from another
version (the two versions are probably 1.4.x and 1.5.x). These combine
to create a non-working libtool script that installs shared libraries
Sorry if this is not the right list for this question - apologies in
I have been using jhbuild to compile GNOME HEAD from cvs.
Recently, metacity and nautilus were acting very sluggishly, and after
some poking around, I found out that the files that were being installed
in $prefix/lib were missing the *.so extension.
[testgnome starship-enterprise lib]$ ls -lh *glade*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 testgnome testgnome 18 Feb 9 21:22 libglade-2.0 -
lrwxrwxrwx 1 testgnome testgnome 18 Feb 9 21:22 libglade-2.0.0
-rwxr-xr-x 1 testgnome testgnome 91K Feb 9 21:22 libglade-
-rwxr-xr-x 1 testgnome testgnome 1.4K Feb 9 21:22 libglade-2.0.
lrwxrwxrwx 1 testgnome 505 21 Jan 18 14:04 libglade-2.0.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 testgnome 505 21 Jan 18 14:04 libglade-2.0.
so.0 -> libglade-2.0.so.0.0.2*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 testgnome 505 91K Jan 18 14:04 libglade-2.0.
This is not an isolated issue - I noted the same problem with a number
of other files.
I am not really familiar with the inticracies of the auto* tools and
libtool, and so I am totally confused here.
Any pointers towards what is going wrong would be much appreciated.
I am running Mandrake 9.2.
I'd suggest modifying ACLOCAL_FLAGS and/or PATH so that the right files
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