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Re: Build still messed up

On Mon, Dec 13, 1999 at 07:50:41PM +0000, Adam C Powell IV wrote:

> Really basic problems, like I'm trying to configure enlightenment
> from it's source directory, using "./configure --prefix=/usr" and it
> comes back with "Cannot find source files in . or .." (looking for
> e.spec which is clearly there according to ls).  Another time every
> single command it tries to locate results in a segfault.


Hrmmm... a lot of debian packages are really poorly made (and a lot of
them are really well made, the quality varies a lot).

> I have no idea where to begin to look for problems.  Tried going
> back to 2.2.10 but had all kinds of other problems.  See my
> unanswered post of a month and a half ago for more details.

> Is Debian/ARM really this hosed?  Or do I need to do a complete
> reinstall?

I've been having ok luck with it.  Problems with some packages, but on
the whole it runs pretty well.

> And why has there been almost no traffic on this list for the last
> month and a half?

No free time?  I've been dedicating my spare time to mod_dtcl.

> I'm wondering if this is worth my time, or if everybody has just
> given up.

Still here.  The next step really is to get an autobuilder going.  I
built a bunch of the support packages that are necessary, but never
had the time to put the whole thing into action.

  David N. Welton -+- davidw@prosa.it -+- http://www.efn.org/~davidw  

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