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Old 12-10-2008, 03:35 AM   #1
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unixODBC configure


Hi,

I'm installing unixODBC so my Bus Obj's can chat to a remote mySQL

[eberwick@moran unixODBC-2.2.14]$ ./configure --prefix=/tmp/unixODBC --enable-gui=No
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
..etc
.etc
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... (cached) yes
configure: error: bad value No for --enable-gui

what should I do? change the gui-Yes, just so the configure has more a chance of running.

I've looked up google and there's not much help there.

Thanks for your assistance in advance.

Cheers,
 
Old 12-11-2008, 12:20 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by nedzer View Post
Hi,

I'm installing unixODBC so my Bus Obj's can chat to a remote mySQL

[eberwick@moran unixODBC-2.2.14]$ ./configure --prefix=/tmp/unixODBC --enable-gui=No
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
..etc
.etc
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... (cached) yes
configure: error: bad value No for --enable-gui

what should I do? change the gui-Yes, just so the configure has more a chance of running.

I've looked up google and there's not much help there.

Thanks for your assistance in advance.

Cheers,
How about reading the README that came with it? It's telling you that the option for --enable-gui is bad. Either give it something it likes, or leave that parameter off. The readme and installation instructions should tell you what options you can put in there.

Otherwise, you can contact the developer of that program, and report a bug, if you're following the directions as they said.
 
Old 12-11-2008, 04:49 PM   #3
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Hello...

Absolutely read the README, or also checkout and see if your configure file has help options attached to it that contains the options that can be passed to the configure script.

If your trying to set the gui to no... its more likely the option you require is --without-gui OR --disable-gui.

But try ./configure -h OR ./configure --help

You may have a nice helpful configure script that will give you all the details you need.
Regards,
MJ
 
Old 12-12-2008, 04:09 AM   #4
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Hi MJ,

read through the README, bascially just pointed me the INSTALL. Again nothing remarkable in here apart from a few package dependancies which I partially got installed yesterday (I have another thread running on LQ for that)

I tried
# ./configure --prefix=/tmp/unixODBC --without-gui

no error so you were right the option was incorrect.

Ran the make, make install without subsequent error and great the Libraries have now been installed.

Appreciate the tip
 
Old 12-12-2008, 06:17 AM   #5
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Glad to have been of assistance, its good to see you posted the fix a it may help others in the future.

But did you try out the?
./configure -h OR ./configure --help

because whenever installing software from source (i do it all the time and hardly ever use RPM and i don't use debian) its damn useful if the source package comes with the -h or --help option as this produces all the arguments you need. Honestly give it a try you may find that there are other things you want to compile into the software or even leave out of the software.

Regards,
MJ

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