Re: build issues

On Mon, 2008-05-26 at 18:16 -0400, Prof J C Nash wrote:
Following advice from Priit Laes, I got svn working again but had also 
got it going on a new virtual Debian.

Unfortunately, I seem to be getting loads of bugs with jhbuild, 
particularly concerning python-related problems.  This afternoon, I even 
tried blowing away jhbuild and re-installing as per, but even that is halting with an error claiming 
I have only automake1.8 rather than 1.9, and failing to find COPYING or 

I think you are just seeing the same kind of issues I usually experience
with jhbuild from a tar ball. Quite often I felt like throwing my
computer out of the window.

When I finally noticed that jhbuild was available as a debian package
(and I am running debian unstable) all of these probablem suddenly


Are others seeing similar problems? Or is it time to check my hardware?

"Liberty consists less in acting according to
one's own pleasure, than in not being subject 
to the will and pleasure of other people. It 
consists also in our not subjecting the wills 
of other people to our own."  Rousseau

Prof. Dr. Andreas J. Guelzow
Dept. of Mathematical & Computing Sciences
Concordia University College of Alberta

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