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27 May 2024 08:51:22 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Call for test  
From: James Holsenback
Date: 6 Jan 2014 14:21:09
Message: <52cb0225$1@news.povray.org>
On 01/06/2014 01:01 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
> Le 06/01/2014 16:32, James Holsenback nous fit lire :
>> On 01/06/2014 08:35 AM, clipka wrote:
>>> Am 06.01.2014 13:57, schrieb James Holsenback:
>>>> On 01/06/2014 12:01 AM, clipka wrote:
>>>>> Not much of a surprise for the master, but shouldn't happen with the
>>>>> hotfix.
>>>>>
>>>>> So here we go for another update...
>>>>
>>>> still problem with hotfix ... on the other branch, git pull origin
>>>> master shows up to date so I didn't bother trying to build from that
>>>> branch
>>>
>>> Same problem, or different one?
>>>
>>> I guess I have to give up here, as I currently don't have access to a
>>> Linux system to do any meaningful experiments. Can you take over from
>>> here to figure out what's going wrong?
>>>
>>
>> OK ... kind of goes along with buildbot issues I'm trying to iron out
>
> from hotfix (at commit 0b403907a366b56fa07ce286e03ef5258d5bba81), it's
> fine if you keep adding LIBS="-lboost_system -lboot_thread", despite the
> happy issue that configure does not fail anymore without it.
>
> Without LIBS..., the error is at link-time, about missing symbols
> reported by James.
>
> Tests done on Ubuntu 13.10.
> No more issue with missing mkl (whatever that be, I do not have it).
>

mkl is Math Kernel Library (Intel) It's a math speed up library ... and 
from what I've read it's somewhat problematic on unbuntu, however I did 
find a couple of recipes that claim success. I think it's specialized 
enough that if the user wants to run that it's on them ... I think what 
the build process seems to be looking for ends up getting satisfied by 
the libm test that follows the mkl test in configure.ac

from my configure output:
checking for sin in -lmkl... no
checking for sin in -lm... yes

btw: mkl recipes had to build from sources ... there appears to be /no/ 
package available via apt-get so I'm not inclined to pursue

about LIBS switches ... I /had/ LIBS="-lboost_system -lboost_thread" as 
configure additions, but noticed -lboost_system listed /twice/  at the 
end of make ... lasest revisions of povray master and hotfix built ok 
fine using just LIBS="-lboost_thread"


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