[sword-devel] Sword 1.52

Brook Humphrey sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 18:05:55 -0700

On Friday 20 April 2001 16:26, you wrote:
> Terry,
> 	I've been trying to update the CD installer binary for gnomesword to
> your latest version, and I've had a little trouble compiling
> statically...

Troy I did try this myself but when i used ldd it still listed most things as 
i asume dynamic. Mandrake 8.0 is finaly out the door so i'll try some more 
now that my system is back to non beta status i'll also try bibletime again.

It probably won't be untill sunday or monday before i'll be able to try at it 
again though. God bless and have a good weekend.

> Here's a few things to maybe look at:
> If you don't have a system-wide install of sword, and pass something
> like:
> configure --with-sworddir=/home/scribe/src/sword
> it will still not find stuff.
> That's ok, I just installed system-wide and everything compiled.
> Things seemed to run ok, then I tried to compile as static as possible.
> The easiest way for me to do this is to remove the gnomesword binary,
> type make, copy the last link line: c++ .... and paste, placing a
> -static after all of the -rdynamic and before all series of -l*
> entries.  This should produce and HUGE, absolutely static binary.  You
> can check the result with  ldd gnomesword to see what .so's the binary
> is dynamically linked to, and should get 0 back.
> Anyway, I've had trouble with gtkhtml not being able to link statically,
> so I left that one dynamic, and still have troubles.  Is there anyway
> you might provide me a binary that I should use for the CD?  Link it
> however you want, but I would suggest as static as possible to work on
> the most systems.  If you could email that to
> sword-patches@crosswire.org, I'll get it on there.  Actually.... I'd
> really like to give you an account so that you can update your stuff as
> often as you'd like on the CD, if you'd be willing.
> Let me know, and thanks tons for all your work on the frontend!
> 		-Troy.
> > Terry Biggs wrote:
> >
> > On 19 Apr 2001 20:22:30 +0200, Martin Gruner wrote:
> > > Terry,
> > >
> > > could you make some proposals concerning this?
> >
> > I could and will as soon as I give it a little more though.
> >
> > > Is gnomesword aiming at ThML support?
> >
> > Yes we are aiming at ThML support. It is a long way off yet.
> >
> > > Martin
> >
> > Terry