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Old 05-12-2004, 12:35 PM   #1
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Problem compiling gaim 0.77


I ran configure and it went fine, but when I try to compile, I get lots of error messages, such as;

perl.c:46:20: EXTERN.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:52:18: perl.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:53:18: XSUB.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:74: syntax error before "_"
In file included from perl.c:93:
perl-common.h:8:18: XSUB.h: No such file or directory
perl-common.h:9:20: EXTERN.h: No such file or directory
perl-common.h:10:18: perl.h: No such file or directory

There's a whole load more and I'm not sure what's actually wrong. Can anyone help?
 
Old 05-12-2004, 12:39 PM   #2
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Is perl installed? it looks like the Gaim source can't find perl.h
 
Old 05-12-2004, 12:43 PM   #3
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Yep, I've installed perl. Those files are in: /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i486-linux/CORE

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Old 05-12-2004, 03:42 PM   #4
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Alright then then you run the configure script run it like this to see what libs and header files need to be other written because its not guessing them correctly

/.configure --help |less

this will give you some options you can enable/disable during the compile
just tell the script where perl.h is
 
Old 05-12-2004, 03:53 PM   #5
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It doesn't say what header files and libraries need to be written and I'm not sure which option to use to point it to perl.h. One option is --with-perl-lib=site|vendor|DIR (Specify where to install the Perl libraries for gaim. Default is site.), unless that's it.

Thanks.
 
Old 05-12-2004, 11:50 PM   #6
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i downloaded gaim 0.77 using the tgz file from http://www.linuxpackages.net and installed it using installpkg...it works great. might try that?
 
Old 05-13-2004, 01:19 AM   #7
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Yay, all working now. Thanks.

Last edited by Nylex; 05-13-2004 at 01:29 AM.
 
Old 05-28-2004, 12:24 PM   #8
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Problem compiling gaim 0.77

Quote:
Originally posted by Nylex
I ran configure and it went fine, but when I try to compile, I get lots of error messages, such as;

perl.c:46:20: EXTERN.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:52:18: perl.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:53:18: XSUB.h: No such file or directory
perl.c:74: syntax error before "_"
In file included from perl.c:93:
perl-common.h:8:18: XSUB.h: No such file or directory
perl-common.h:9:20: EXTERN.h: No such file or directory
perl-common.h:10:18: perl.h: No such file or directory

There's a whole load more and I'm not sure what's actually wrong. Can anyone help?
 
Old 05-28-2004, 12:26 PM   #9
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Re: Problem compiling gaim 0.77

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What was the point in that?
 
  


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