Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone and perl

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 19 Dec 2003 11:32:32 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone and perl
In-Reply-To (20031218170526-NWDA19255-mta2-svc-business-ntl-com-10-137-101-71)
Hi Tom,

Have you checked that there is a Makefile in the isis-gdl directory? If not, you'll have to run ./configure to create one.

Cheers,

Michael

t.janssen@tesco.net wrote:

> Hi John
>
> Hmmmm, I don't want to look like I'm creating problems for the sake of it but, just for the hell of it as much as any other reason, I tried installing 2.41 by choosing the compile option of the Install script and the following error was displayed:
>
> making all in isis-gdl
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/httpd/gsdl/packages/isis-gdl'
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `all'. Stop.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/httpd/gsdl/packages/isis-gdl'
> make[1]: *** [all] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/httpd/gsdl/packages'
> make: *** [all] Error 1
> --> Install.sh: [cd /home/tomj/greenstone_dists/gsdl-2.41-unix/Unix]
> ERROR: Compilation failed
>
> I then looked through the mailing list and found several issues associated with my linux distro and some of the tools included with it ( RH9 inc. perl 5.8.0, gcc 3.2.2, wget 1.8.2 ). Based on what I have found in the mailing list archive, I have tried the following to alleviate the problem:
>
> 1) tried the "chmod a+x on <gsdl>/src/packages/configure" fix
> as mentioned by Michael Dewsnip in
> [ Greenstone Linux 2.41 release: compiling from source ]
> Tue Dec 16 14:40:21
>
> 2) isis-gdl fix for gcc >3.0
> as mentioned in Compiling Greenstone help document
> http://www.greenstone.org/docs/compiling.html
>
> both times I get the same error message. I have also ensured that gdbm-devel-1.8.0 installed.
>
> To put this into perspective though, I can do a binary install with no problems so the above is *not* a show stopper for me. Just thought you might appreciate the feedback :-)
>
> Cheers
> Tom
>
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