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Old 06-17-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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Question Goldendict dictionary fails "make install"

I use the git version of Goldendict dictionary in my /home/user folder, but as every now and then after some "git pull" (to update the git clone) I have some problems to compile it, I decided to build a skackware package of it, just in case. I did:
$ git clone git://
$ cd goldendict && qmake && make
And it works fine, then, to make a slack package I did:
# make install DESTDIR=/tmp/goldendict-x86_64_git
then it fails and complains that there is not installation instructions, the icon is not good (strip:/usr/local/share/app-install/icons/goldendict.png: File format not recognized) and the desktop file is not good (strip:/usr/local/share/app-install/desktop/goldendict.desktop: File format not recognized).
Anybody does know how fix this? Or did anybody make slackware packages for goldendict dictionary?

Last edited by neymac; 06-17-2013 at 12:32 PM.
Old 06-17-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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Probably use the goldendict.SlackBuild script ..

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Old 06-17-2013, 01:04 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by knudfl View Post
Thank you very much, worked fine! (with some small corrections to add the slack-desc file name at line 39 and replace the "EOF" for "EOD", and take care to run the script under a folder named "goldendict" otherwise the package name will be weird because it takes it's name from the command "basename $CWD" - actual folder's name - very clever, but...).

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