[PD] PD compile error on Fedora 2
palli at pallit.lhi.is
Sat May 22 16:23:57 CEST 2004
Thanks for the tip. I admit, I have read that one shouldn't do things
like that but I had tried installing tcl and tk via apt-get and
something wasn't working, don't remember what it was.
I tried running ldconfig -a but the -a argument is recognized. What was
the -a supposed to do?
On lau, 2004-05-22 at 14:01, guenter geiger wrote:
> Just a short note that although the way you solved your problem
> leads to a working system, it is not the recommended solution.
> First, having libraries in /usr/local/lib means that you have compiled
> and installed it by hand, or got it from another source (e.g. not the
> Fedora system). It is always preferrable to install software from one
> system only. There should be a tcl/tk package in Fedora.
> If you have libraries in /usr/local/lib, let them stay there and
> update /etc/ld.so.conf, and run "ldconfig -a" so that the dynamic linker
> can find the library.
> The advantage of this is that you will always know which libraries did
> not come from the system (those in /usr/local/lib).
> The goal of the whole procedure is to have a manageable system, and
> bugs that you encounter can probably be reproduced. This is not possible
> if you mix up libraries from different places, and at the end the
> only possibility will be to reinstall your system.
> On Sat, 22 May 2004, Pall Thayer wrote:
> > Ok, for anyone interested... I got PD running. The tk makefile wasn't
> > putting the tk directory nor libtk8.4.so where PD wanted to find it. So
> > all you do is:
> > cp libtk8.4.so /usr/lib/
> > and
> > cp -R /usr/local/lib/tk8.4 /usr/share/
> > and you should be all set. I have yet to find out though if it managed
> > to make all the externals. But at least it's running.
> > best r.
> > Pall
> > On lau, 2004-05-22 at 11:02, Pall Thayer wrote:
> > > I'm trying to compile PD under Fedora Core 2. For once I was going to
> > > try to be "cutting edge" by using the newest(!) Now I remember why I
> > > usually prefer using the next to the newest version of something. Oh
> > > well. Anyway, trying to compile PD, everything goes just swell until it
> > > tries to make expr~. This sounds very familiar and I'm sure someone's
> > > worked this out before. OK, did a little digging and found a case where
> > > someone said, "remove -Werror" I did this and it makes it past the expr~
> > > error but I don't know if it makes it to the very end. Here's how make
> > > exited:
> > >
> > > make: Entering directory `/home/palli/pd-0.37-1/extra/pique'
> > > cc -DPD -O2 -funroll-loops -fomit-frame-pointer -Wall -W -Wshadow
> > > -Wstrict-prototypes -Werror -Wno-unused -Wno-parentheses -Wno-switch
> > > -I../../src -o pique.o -c pique.c
> > > ld -export_dynamic -shared -o pique.pd_linux pique.o -lc -lm
> > > strip --strip-unneeded pique.pd_linux
> > > rm -f pique.o
> > > make: Leaving directory `/home/palli/pd-0.37-1/extra/pique'
> > >
> > > But the other clincher is this, if I try to start PD (despite any make
> > > errors) I get this:
> > >
> > > ../bin/pd-gui: error while loading shared libraries: libtk8.4.so: cannot
> > > open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > >
> > > I compiled and installed tk and tcl 8.4 before trying to compile PD, so
> > > this is a little wierd. Also, searching shows me that libtk8.4.so is
> > > located in /usr/local/lib/. So why does PD say it can't find it? Should
> > > it be elsewhere?
> > >
> > > Pall
> > >
> > >
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