[sword-devel] Building Mandrake x86_64 RPMs
terry470 at alltel.net
Thu Jan 27 18:21:51 MST 2005
On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 10:09 +1030, Brian Schroeder wrote:
> Pierre Benz wrote:
> > What seems to be the issues with GnomeSword? what is the output that you
> > seem to be having?
> > BTW, if you do have issues, there is a GnomeSword mailing list where you
> > can go to for GnomeSword help. I would love to help you through your
> > issues..... sorry for sounding to deliverance ministry-ish :)
> > pierre
this is fixed in cvs. the 'unsigned int' needs to be changed to gsize in
every function that has a call to g_convert().
hope this helps
> Thanks Pierre.
> The following is an extract from an earlier message to this list.
> Any help you can give would be much appreciated.
> > I have tweaked the spec and configure files to enable me to get
> > it started. But I am now getting the following error:
> > sword_main.cc: In member function `GList*
> > sword_main.cc:215: error: cannot convert `unsigned int*' to `gsize*' for
> > argument `5' to `gchar* g_convert(const gchar*, gssize, const gchar*,
> > const gchar*, gsize*, gsize*, GError**)'
> > make: *** [sword_main.o] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory
> > `/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/gnomesword-2.1.1/src/backend' make: ***
> > [all-recursive] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/gnomesword-2.1.1/src'
> > make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/RPM/BUILD/gnomesword-2.1.1'
> > make: *** [all] Error 2
> > error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.24855 (%build)
> > The only idea I have been able to come up with is that I may be
> > using a newer, stricter, version of GCC. What is my best way
> > ahead here?
> >>>Not sure where to cut this quote, but anyway, Mandrake has rpm's too that
> >>>"just work"...that is unless you're on a 64bit system. For some reason,
> >>>bibletime doesn't like 64bit at the moment from what I understand so you sort
> >>>of have to compile it.
> >>>I personally don't use the rpm packages (and I wouldn't use the deb's either
> >>>for the same reason) 'cause I use CVS/SVN for bibletime & sword since I like
> >>>testing and contributing.
> >>64-bit Mandrake is what I am using. I assumed I could simply
> >>install the 32-bit RPMs (although, I didn't try), but wanted to
> >>get the 64-bit versions working. In the past (on my old machine)
> >>I compiled the tar.gz editions, but I thought it would be a good
> >>idea to get the RPMs working.
> >>With a bit of effort I have succeeded with sword and bibletime.
> >>But I am finding gnomesword a bit more difficult!
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