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Old 05-25-2005, 12:17 PM   #16
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Quote:
Originally posted by jong357
Are you having fun yet? :D
you have no idea :D

honestly i am not sure what i would have done until now without your suggestions. i'm fishing all kind of information around. i sincerely hope i'll be able to deliver the community with a 64-bit gnome desktop.

the version i have it's the latest release 0.33.

i just did a
Code:
cvs -d:pserver:anoncvs@cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/dbus co dbus
and i think that it downloaded all the updated files, which i'm packaging into 0.33... i'll give it a try.

Last edited by acidjuice; 05-25-2005 at 12:24 PM.
 
Old 05-25-2005, 12:33 PM   #17
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how does this look to you?


Code:
install/
install/doinst.sh
install/slack-desc
install/slack-required
WARNING: zero length file ./usr/doc/dbus-0.33/INSTALL
WARNING: zero length file ./install/slack-required

Gzipping dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tar...

Renaming dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tar.gz to dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz...

Moving dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz to /tmp...

Package creation complete.


+==============================================================================
| Installing new package /tmp/dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz
+==============================================================================

Installing package dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome... 
PACKAGE DESCRIPTION:
dbus: dbus 
dbus:
dbus: D-BUS is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk
dbus: to one another.
dbus:
Executing install script for dbus-0.33-x86_64-1slamdgnome...
ok now i can go on... well hear you tomorrow LOL!

and real thanks... you are making this possible.
 
Old 05-25-2005, 01:10 PM   #18
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So the CVS version of DBUS worked then? Well, good luck... I personally would have stuck with Gnome 2.8.3.... Did you notice some of the release names for HAL that was given by the developers? I thought it was pretty funny and acurate as well..

Well, I can't find the link anymore... Their latest release was dubbed "What's this used for anyway?" I thought it was funny...
 
Old 05-25-2005, 01:14 PM   #19
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Also, I think it's proper packaging etiquette to include the last CVS addition date in a package version if you did build it from CVS... Otherwise, your leading people to believe you built it straight from the 0.33 tarball release... Up to you...
 
Old 05-25-2005, 05:36 PM   #20
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oops actually what i should have shown you is:
Code:
Gzipping hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tar...

Renaming hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tar.gz to hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz...

Moving hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz to /tmp...

Package creation complete.


+==============================================================================
| Installing new package /tmp/hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome.tgz
+==============================================================================

Installing package hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome... 
PACKAGE DESCRIPTION:
hal: hal (hardware abstraction layer)
hal:
hal: HAL is a hardware abstraction layer for GNU/Linux, designed to help
hal: make hardware "just work".
hal:
Executing install script for hal-0.5.2-x86_64-1slamdgnome...
Quote:
Originally posted by jong357
Also, I think it's proper packaging etiquette to include the last CVS addition date in a package version if you did build it from CVS... Otherwise, your leading people to believe you built it straight from the 0.33 tarball release... Up to you...
absolutely, even though i do not know how to name those, normally package-version-build.tgz is quite standard and also used for scripting, and i seriously do not want to compromise all the scripts that i'm using right now.

i'm thinking of only renaming the package to package-version-build-css25052005.tgz only on release, so that i will only need to adapt my install script.
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Their latest release was dubbed "What's this used for anyway?" I thought it was funny...
couldn't find it either, at least from here
 
Old 05-25-2005, 06:04 PM   #21
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dear jong,

actually the problems i had compiling gnome-vfs (from post 14, here) were still there even if i did resolve my hal issues.

what i did was the same thing i did for hal: since the file gnome-vfs-hal-mounts.c was giving all the troubles i downloaded the cvs version of it and of its corresponding header gnome-vfs-hal-mounts.h, replace it, repackaged it to a .tar.bz2 and run the installer which now didn't show any errors but only some warnings (these are always present anyway .

...is this a proper way to proceed? this is the only way i was finally able to compile gnome-vfs...
 
Old 05-25-2005, 06:05 PM   #22
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Showing me your package creation and instalation doesn't tell me whether or not it compiled allright... As long as you didn't get any make errors it will be allright... I'm sure you know, if you get a make error sometimes the next command of make install DESTDIR=/whatever will still install everything it WAS able to make.... That ofcourse leaves you with half of a broken package... If you don't manually scroll thru all of your output to make sure it was a clean compile, your not really sure whether the package is allright or not...

Well, at any rate... Good luck on Gnome-VFS.... Hopefully that will play nice now as well...
 
Old 05-25-2005, 06:18 PM   #23
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Showing me your package creation and instalation doesn't tell me whether or not it compiled allright...
absolutely, this was just to show you the end of it no magic words 'error' were found in any package after this...

i guess i'll keep updating with cvs whenever i find problems, and use my imagination... i almost compiled the whole platform files (damn it... i started 2 weeks ago!), hopefullt the desktop_reqs and desktop will go like a breeze... HOPEFULLY!!!
 
Old 05-25-2005, 06:30 PM   #24
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Well, I suppose so. Those 3 packages work together closely so development should be close together... I haven't seen any of your output when you compiled those 3 so I guess only you know whether or not they made cleanly.... Any 'depreciated' warnings stem from a newer GCC... Those are unavoidable and don't mean much to begin with... As long as it didn't error out, I'd say you'll be allright..
 
Old 09-03-2005, 06:47 AM   #25
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I to am having problems compiling HAL with the BLKGETSIZE64 error. I have tried everythinf suggested here so for, (except for installing dropline, I'm a KDE fan) and I still cant get it to get past the error.

Any more suggestions
 
Old 09-03-2005, 05:12 PM   #26
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That doesn't make too much sense if your using an i486 distro... I suppose it's possible tho. If you followed all the directions here "literally" then you installed x86_64 arch kernel headers on Slackware which is pretty bad...

If your running "true" current then I assume you'll need the i386 2.4.31 linux-libc headers installed to by-pass this problem.... If you installed Slackware 10.0 and then used swaret or something to get to current, then you'll need i386 2.4.26 linux-libc headers...

Unfortunately, PLDF or whoever mantains linux-libc headers only does it for the 2.6 branch. If I were you, I'd cheat and download the dropline packages of HAL or DBUS or both....

You didn't give any specific info on package version numbers so I'm not sure how to help...
 
Old 09-04-2005, 10:25 PM   #27
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I to am having problems compiling HAL with the BLKGETSIZE64 error. I have tried everythinf suggested here so for, (except for installing dropline, I'm a KDE fan) and I still cant get it to get past the error.

Any more suggestions
Slackware includes kernel headers for a 2.4 series kernel, and as such HAL will not build. There needs to be a slight change to /usr/include/linux/fs.h . When I build HAL for Dropline GNOME, I make a minor adjustment:

#define BLKGETSIZE64 _IOR(0x12,114,sizeof(u64))
Needs to be:
#define BLKGETSIZE64 _IOR(0x12,114,size_t)

I cannot validate if this works on newer HAL releases, as we still have to include a version with the old API for GNOME 2.10.x.
 
  


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