[sword-devel] Building Mandrake x86_64 RPMs

Brian Schroeder bandds at airnet.com.au
Sat Jan 15 04:31:34 MST 2005

Brian Schroeder wrote:
> It looks like I am pushing the boundaries a bit here.
> I am trying to build binary x86_64 rpms from the source
> rpms available in the Mandrake contrib area for sword 1.5.7a,
> gnomesword 2.1.1, and bibletime 1.4.1-3.
> After jumping through a few hoops I managed to produce a
> sword rpm, although I had to install it with "--nodeps".
> The gnomesword spec file and resultant Makefiles all have
> specific library version requirements - eg. I get
> No package 'libgtkhtml-3.0' found
> but have lib64gtkhtml-3.1_11 installed (along with the
> "devel" package).  I assume this should work.
> This isn't the only such package.
> For Bibletime, I had to add "/usr/lib64", as a directory
> in which to search for libsword, to the main configure file,
> and re-create the tar.bz2 file.  After that bibletime was
> fine.
> I imagine that by playing around with the gnomesword
> sources I could make it work, but I would like to do it in
> a "nice" way, not a fudge.  Any recommendations?
> Brian.

Further that that last message, I haven't yet worked out how
to tell bibletime-i18n-1.4.1 to look for libqt-mt in
/usr/lib/qt3/lib64.  Still working on that one...
Do I actually need this package?


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