[sword-devel] Sword 1.52

Brook Humphrey sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 22 Apr 2001 13:00:21 -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...
In a while i try with gnomesword but for now I've tried with bibletime and it 
will staticly compile kde and qt but it segfaults if i try to run it. Basicly 
I can compile just about everything into it but qt and kde.

> 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