[GRASS-user] error compiling grass 7.8.2 on centos 7

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Dec 19 14:36:05 PST 2019

On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 8:12 AM Laura Poggio <laura.poggio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am trying to compile grass 7.8.2 on an HPC cluster using centos 7 as operative system. I can not install binaries.

Just to understand: for policy reasons?

> I need to compile from source.
> The python version I am using is Python 3.7.4
> The configure and the make are working fine.

Importantly, pls post your "configure" command to better understand
the error below:

> However I get the following errors at the make install stage:
> rm /home/user/grass//grass78/etc/fontcap
> rm: cannot remove ‘/home/user/grass//grass78/etc/fontcap’: No such file or directory
> make[1]: [real-install] Error 1 (ignored)
> make /home/user/grass//grass78/etc/fontcap
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/user/grass/grass-7.8.2'
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `/home/user/grass/grass-7.8.2/dist.x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/etc/fontcap', needed by `/home/user/grass//grass78/etc/fontcap'.  Stop.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/user/grass/grass-7.8.2'
> make[1]: *** [real-install] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/user/grass/grass-7.8.2'
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> Am I missing some dependencies in the fonts?

... probably in the configure step.

> Is the python version ok or should I use a slightly older 3.x one?

That should be fine.

> are there any recommendations for the gcc version to use?

No special recommendations.

Best wishes

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