Originally Posted by Bruce Hill
Did you read the README files included in the /build directory? They are required to get a proper build. If you still can't get it to build properly, contact the author of the SlackBuild script. He includes his email in it.
I sure did. Perhaps I'm a little dense, but I didn't see anything in there that bears on my problem. And I know that his email is there, but I posted it here because I know that he frequents this site anyway, and if someone else can help in the meantime, so much the better.