Re: [Fwd: Re: [geeks] ORBit under IRIX]
- From: Dave McGuire <mcguire neurotica com>
- To: Michael Meeks <michael ximian com>
- Cc: <orbit-list gnome org>, <geeks sunhelp org>
- Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [geeks] ORBit under IRIX]
- Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 16:34:51 -0500
On December 10, Michael Meeks wrote:
> > ! char *fmt = CPP_PROGRAM " " CPP_NOSTDINC " -I- -I%s %s \"%s\" 2>/dev/null";
> I can't think why one might want to pass '-I-' to cpp; very odd
Yes. I tried to come up with a reason why, and my head started to
hurt, so I gave up and just fixed it. :)
> > This gets ORBit to build under IRIX 6.5. Of course after spending a
> > while tracking that down, the whole thing (getting gnome working) went
> > to hell in a handbasket while trying to build oaf. I've given
> > up in frustration...looks like gnome isn't in my future. :-(
> I'm extremely sorry about that. Tell you what - if you try and
> build Gnome 2.0 instead - then I'll spend a lot of time helping you and
> folding any fixes back into the system. With gnome 1.4 it's far more
> difficult, since it's all hard frozen.
Sounds good...I'm having to spend most of my time looking for income
these days, but I think I can devote some time to this.
> If the problem affects ORBit2 [ looks like it might if it's in
> libIDL ] I'd be most interested in fixing it. Gnome 2.0 is also
> substantialy ANSI C - which should make it easier to build lots of places.
That's most encouraging.
> To build Gnome 2.0 you'd need to pull everything from CVS; there
> should be some links from developer.gnome.org on how to build it (I think)
> otherwise reading vicious-build-scripts might help [ but I've never used
> that ].
Ok. I will work on pulling the sources down tonight. Any thoughts on
getting oaf working? I must admit that I don't even know what it is,
or if it's a part of Gnome, or what...it was on the list of required
libraries so I grabbed it and started building it. :-)
St. Petersburg, FL
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