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  Re: Poll: Any Build Problems?  
From: jhu
Date: 10 Mar 2016 16:55:00
Message: <web.56e1ecce1b22abe41d0974180@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 03/10/2016 01:22 AM, jhu wrote:
> > "clipka" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> >> We've been having problems with the Unix build process in the past, often
> >> related to the boost libraries. I'm wondering where we're at with these issues
> >> right now with the current master branch.
> >>
> >> If the 3.7 build process has ever failed to work "out of the box" for you (i.e.
> >> strictly following the baseline build instructions described in `unix/README`),
> >> I'd love to hear from you:
> >>
> >> - What variant of Unix are you using?
> >> - What version of the boost library are you using?
> >>
> >> - Does the official stable 3.7.0.0 build "out of the box" on your system?
> >> Otherwise, what problems do you encounter, and how (if at all) do you manage to
> >> get it to build?
> >>
> >> - Does the current master 3.7.1-alpha.8344773 build "out of the box" on your
> >> system? Otherwise, what problems do you encounter, and how (if at all) do you
> >> manage to get it to build?
> >>
> >> - Any other observations?
> >>
> >>
> >> (Please do NOT reply if the 3.7 build process has always worked perfectly fine
> >> for you.)
> >
> > Fails at the ./prebuild.sh in the unix/ directory. This is both on FreeBSD 10.2
> > and Debian testing with the official stable 3.7.0.0 build. On both systems I
> > get:
> >
> > configure.ac:302: the top level
> > + cat ./configure
> > + sed -e 's,configure.gnu  --help=recursive,& --srcdir=$ac_srcdir,g' -e 's,\(cd
> > \)\($ac_\)\(pop\)*\(dir\),\1"\2\3\4",g' -e
> > 's,$am_aux_dir/missing,\\"$am_aux_dir\\"/missing,g'
> > + mv -f ./configure.tmp ./configure
> > + chmod +x ./configure
> > + rm -f -r ./autom4te.cache
> > sed: ./Makefile.in: No such file or directory
> >
> > So, it's not generating Makefile.in for some reason.
> >
> >
> >
> Does the suggested fix at the bottom of git issue 54 fix things for your
> 3.7.0-stable build ?
>
> See:  https://github.com/POV-Ray/povray/issues/54
>

Yes, that works now. Anyway to commit these changes to the official stable zip
file?


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