[cvsnt-dev] build unable to compile on Linux

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Fri Aug 25 17:21:41 BST 2006

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Richard Wirth wrote:

> Hello Tony,
> Sunday, August 20, 2006, 9:17:40 PM, you wrote:
> TH> David Somers wrote:
>>> Hmmm... I just tried with --with-internal-zlib and, hey, it fell over in
>>> a similar fashion...
>>> make[1]: *** No rule to make target `../zlib/libz.a', needed by `cvsnt'.
>>> Stop.
> TH> Odd ebuild problem I guess but they must be doing something really
> wierd
> TH> to cause that.  I guess the thing to do is to ask them about it and
> see TH> if they have any solutions - I can modify the build slightly if
> it'll help.
> No, not ebuild is the reason.
> The VPATH-Build is broken. If you build within the source tree,
> everything works. It looks like ebuild is doing VPATH builds.

I'll take your word that that's how it works... TBH, I just use and
write/maintain some ebuilds... I've never looked under the cover to see how
they actually work (there is only 24 hours in a day).

> There is a Makefile.am missing in ufc-crypt. I could provide a stupid
> first hack for it.
> And with zlib I notised a broken Makefile.am some weeks ago, but I
> thought I had commited a fix (?).

Makefile.am isn't there... Makefile.in is:
revision in the CVSNT_2_0_x branch committed 8 days or so ago.

David Somers

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