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Re: 5.4.8 release

From: Jeffrey Johnson <n3npq@me.com>
Date: Sun 08 Apr 2012 - 13:59:29 CEST
Message-id: <8482531B-4A26-4429-9C5A-8E7B68575037@me.com>

On Apr 4, 2012, at 4:34 PM, Henri Gomez wrote:

>> No worries: I happen to have a fair number of Lion boxes
>> doing nothing more than BOINC cobblestone accumulation atm.
> 
> :-)
> 
>> I will create and maintain a builds lave for you as soon as you tell me what build
>> options you desire with RPM.
> 
> The one we used :
> 
> DB 5.3 as system
> RPM in static mode

The static linked "native" build with external db-5.3.15 is now in
the "LION_for_henri" waterfall at
	http://harwicth.jbj.org:8010/waterfall

The same "tweaks" to achieve the build:

	1) db-5.3.15 installed into /usr/{include,lib}/db53 and
		cd /usr/lib
		ln -s db53/* .
	
	The better approach would be to specify include/library paths using
		--with-db=/usr/lib/db53:/usr/include/db53
	but its easier to create the symlinks then chase all possible installations
	of Berkeley DB.


	2) Latest AutoFu tools from MacPorts are used by symlinking into ${HOME}/bin
	and used for "./devtool static" like this in devtool.conf:
	...
	%static
	    PATH="${HOME}/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin"
	    export PATH
	    %autogen
	    %configure \
	        --verbose \
	        --prefix=/usr \
	        --disable-shared \
	

	The better approach would be to upgrade
		autoconf/automake/libtool/gettext
	with --prefix=/usr instead of symlink'ing into MacProts /opt/local. Again
	it is easier to create symlinks into ${HOME}/bin then to try to deal with the
	consequences of the AutoFu upgrade.

hth

73 de Jeff
Received on Sun Apr 8 13:59:33 2012
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