[PD] Re: new to pd, trying to build

Hector Centeno hcengar at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 16:55:27 CEST 2006

ok, I found this document: http://puredata.org/docs/developer/Debian
and I'm following it. Will see if that solves my problem.


On 10/13/06, Hector Centeno <hcengar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build the whole pd using the
> checkout-developer-layout.sh script and then running packages/make.
> I've been sorting out some errors (mainly missing libraries) but now I
> can't get pass this one:
>  MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.3 bash build.sh pd gcc
> build-release-shared FLEXTLIB=@executable_path/../extra
> FLEXTINC=../flext/source
> FLEXTSYS=/home/hector/Desktop/pd-cvs/pure-data/packages/build/lib/pd/extra
> make[1]: Entering directory
> `/home/hector/Desktop/pd-cvs/pure-data/externals/grill/flext'
> ./buildsys/gnumake.mak:20: *** "NAME variable must be defined (name of
> target)".  Stop.
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/home/hector/Desktop/pd-cvs/pure-data/externals/grill/flext'
> make: *** [flext] Error 2
> For some reason gnumake is not getting the NAME variable (the call
> from build-gcc.sh is not including it). I commented out the checking
> of NAME and SRCS inside gnumake.mak but then I get an error related to
> ld not finding libflex-pd.
> Should I continue trying to build from CVS? I noticed that the only
> pd-extended package is an outdated version... and looks like 0.40 is
> out already according to the download section.
> Sorry if I 'm bothering to much with a newbie problem... I'm finding
> difficult the process of building and installing a current PD with all
> the externals.
> Thanks for any help!
> Hector

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