Re: Compile problems (and fixes) for 1.0.4

From: Henning Meier-Geinitz (
Date: Thu Dec 28 2000 - 02:29:08 PST

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    On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 09:11:34PM -0500, Derrell Lipman wrote:
    > On RedHat 7.0, the LIBS line in sane-config must contain -ldl or the
    > sane-frontends-1.0.4 and xsane-0.68 installations fail.

    Why? should be linked with -ldl so this shouldn't be
    necessary. Could you do a "ldd /usr/local/lib/"?
    Could you also send the output of configure (after make distclean) of

    Are you sure that you don't have old versions of sane somewhere in
    different directories? Did you run "ldconfig"?

    > - sane-frontends-1.0.4 would not install.

    I'm surprised because you are the only one who seems to have this
    problem. I couldn't test Redhat but on Debian and SuSE (and some
    non-Linux systems) it compiled out of the box.

    > The first problem was the
    > sane-config issue discussed above. Secondly, two makefiles needs to
    > be modified (they appear to have some local munging that didn't get
    > removed before the release).

    I don't think so. There is no src/Makefile and doc/Makefile in the
    distribution. They are generated by configure from their .in files:

    Could you send the output of configure of sane-frontends, too? Did you
    set the environment variable "INSTALL"?


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