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Old 04-05-2014, 06:32 AM   #1
qweyu
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can't compile awesome on Slackware 14.0


Hi there,

i have an issue here am using slackware 14.0 and am trying to install this desktop manager called "awesome" 've been trying this all week with great difficulty, got all dependencies and at the point i thought i wuz going to make it, i gets this error, don't wanna give up now juss want someone to figure out what the compiler wants this time round.

Quote:
/tmp/custom_pkgs/awesome-3.2/widgets/textbox.c: In function 'luaA_textbox_index':
/tmp/custom_pkgs/awesome-3.2/widgets/textbox.c:217:11: warning: case value '19' not in enumerated type 'PangoWrapMode' [-Wswitch]
/tmp/custom_pkgs/awesome-3.2/widgets/textbox.c:220:11: warning: case value '108' not in enumerated type 'PangoWrapMode' [-Wswitch]
/tmp/custom_pkgs/awesome-3.2/widgets/textbox.c:231:11: warning: case value '61' not in enumerated type 'PangoEllipsizeMode' [-Wswitch]
/tmp/custom_pkgs/awesome-3.2/widgets/textbox.c:228:11: warning: case value '92' not in enumerated type 'PangoEllipsizeMode' [-Wswitch]
[ 96%] Building C object CMakeFiles/awesome.dir/widgets/imagebox.c.o
[ 98%] Building C object CMakeFiles/awesome.dir/common/tokenize.c.o
Linking C executable awesome
/usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.7.1/../../../../i486-slackware-linux/bin/ld: CMakeFiles/awesome.dir/key.c.o: undefined reference to symbol 'XStringToKeysym'
/usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.7.1/../../../../i486-slackware-linux/bin/ld: note: 'XStringToKeysym' is defined in DSO /usr/lib/libX11.so.6 so try adding it to the linker command line
/usr/lib/libX11.so.6: could not read symbols: Invalid operation
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [awesome] Error 1
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/awesome.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2
 
Old 04-05-2014, 08:00 AM   #2
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you are not linking with x11 libraries, because it fails on executable, run cmake with
Code:
CMAKE_EXE_LINKER_FLAGS="-lX11"
then compile again
 
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:12 AM   #3
brianL
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Are you using this SlackBuild?

Last edited by brianL; 04-05-2014 at 08:13 AM.
 
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:59 AM   #4
qweyu
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thanks BrianL

if i use that links i still get an error this is the output


Quote:
The C compiler identification is GNU 4.7.1
-- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.7.1
-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc
-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc -- works
-- Detecting C compiler ABI info
-- Detecting C compiler ABI info - done
-- Check for working CXX compiler: /usr/bin/c++
-- Check for working CXX compiler: /usr/bin/c++ -- works
-- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info
-- Detecting CXX compiler ABI info - done
-- Check if the system is big endian
-- Searching 16 bit integer
-- Looking for sys/types.h
-- Looking for sys/types.h - found
-- Looking for stdint.h
-- Looking for stdint.h - found
-- Looking for stddef.h
-- Looking for stddef.h - found
-- Check size of unsigned short
-- Check size of unsigned short - done
-- Using unsigned short
-- Check if the system is big endian - little endian
-- cat -> /usr/bin/cat
-- ln -> /usr/bin/ln
-- grep -> /usr/bin/grep
-- git -> /usr/bin/git
-- hostname -> /bin/hostname
-- asciidoc -> /usr/bin/asciidoc
-- xmlto -> /usr/bin/xmlto
-- gzip -> /usr/bin/gzip
-- lua -> /usr/bin/lua
-- ldoc.lua not found.
-- convert -> /usr/bin/convert
-- Found Doxygen: /usr/bin/doxygen (found version "1.8.1.1")
-- Found PkgConfig: /usr/bin/pkg-config (found version "0.25")
-- Found Lua51: /usr/lib/liblua.so;/usr/lib/libm.so (found version "5.1.5")
-- Not generating API documentation. Missing: ldoc
-- checking for module 'xcb>=1.6'
-- found xcb, version 1.8.1
-- checking for modules 'glib-2.0;gdk-pixbuf-2.0;cairo;x11;x11-xcb;xcursor;xcb-randr;xcb-xtest;xcb-xinerama;xcb-shape;xcb-util>=0.3.8;xcb-keysyms>=0.3.4;xcb-icccm>=0.3.8;xcb-image>=0.3.0;cairo-xcb;libstartup-notification-1.0>=0.10;xproto>=7.0.15;libxdg-basedir>=1.0.0'
-- package 'xcb-keysyms>=0.3.4' not found
-- package 'xcb-icccm>=0.3.8' not found
CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPkgConfig.cmake:279 (message):
A required package was not found
Call Stack (most recent call first):
/usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPkgConfig.cmake:333 (_pkg_check_modules_internal)
awesomeConfig.cmake:131 (pkg_check_modules)
CMakeLists.txt:15 (include)


CMake Error at awesomeConfig.cmake:152 (message):
Call Stack (most recent call first):
CMakeLists.txt:15 (include)


-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
root@slacker256:~/Build/awesome#
but anyways am still aat it i won't give up just yet.
 
Old 04-05-2014, 11:20 AM   #5
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Code:
-- package 'xcb-keysyms>=0.3.4' not found
-- package 'xcb-icccm>=0.3.8' not found
 
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Old 04-08-2014, 01:26 AM   #6
qweyu
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Finally got awesome compiled

Thanks guys,

You guys are the best, I finally got this thing working as you can see the .tgz has finally been created


Quote:
Slackware package /tmp/awesome-3.5.2-i486-1_SBo.tgz created.
am gonna have to keep it safely for now thanks again.
 
  


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