[GRASS-dev] problem building grass trunk
neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Oct 21 08:18:56 EDT 2009
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 2:55 AM, Glynn Clements
<glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
>> >> the system is SUSE 10 with gcc 4.1, I have removed each previous
>> >> installation of grass.
>> > FWIW, it works for me with make 3.81 (and presumably for everyone else
>> > who has compiled it in the last month). My first guess would be an
>> > issue with your version of make; which version are you using?
>> I am on Fedora 4 (so old, but so far ok) with
>> make -v
>> GNU Make 3.80
>> I think that this should continue to work... GRASS will be used
>> on many "ancient" machines.
> 3.81 was released on 1st April 2006, so it's not exactly
Ok, that's true.
> Having to support 3.80 would mean that we would have to get rid of the
> loop, and instead have 68 copies of:
> FOO_LIBNAME = grass_foo
> ifneq ($(NEED_DEPS),)
> FOOLIB = -l$(FOO_LIBNAME) $(FOODEPS)
> FOOLIB = -l$(FOO_LIBNAME)
> FOODEP = $(BASE_LIBDIR)/$(LIB_PREFIX)$(FOO_LIBNAME)$(LIB_SUFFIX)
> (one for each of the 68 libraries).
Alright, you have easily convinced me now :)
> [We can't just conditionalise the definitions of the *DEPS variables,
> as they're used when building shared libraries.]
> It isn't an issue for 6.x, but for 7.0 I don't think that it's
> unreasonable to require a version of make less than 3.5 years old.
Suggestion: Add a test in configure for
make >= 3.81
Meanwhile I'll create a new make RPM for grass.osgeo.org.
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