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Re: another emacspeak build failure



I figured out the problem. <yay>

It seems that the DESTDIR parameter, so often supported in Makefiles
no longer works with the current revision of emacspeak. Either this
could be added to the Makefile for everyone or I could make a tweak
for the Arch package build and ensure that it puts the files in the
right place for building the installable package. Actually, I just
found that I can modify the 'make install' link in PKGBUILD script to
alter prefix instead of using DESTDIR. That works too. I think I'll go
that rout and upload a new build script to AUR today.

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 06:24:23AM -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> I am using recently updated version of yaourt since emacspeak-git is in the
> aur repository on archlinux.  The aur repository as of June 1, 2015 was
> moved to https://aur4.archlinux.org/ I ended up doing an update on the aur
> elvi for surfraw so surfraw wouldn't continue trying to use the old
> repository and one day no longer be able to find packages.
> 
> On Sun, 21 Jun 2015, Steve Holmes wrote:
> 
> >Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 01:10:44
> >From: Steve Holmes <steve@holmesgrown.com>
> >To: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
> >Subject: Re: another emacspeak build failure
> >Resent-Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 01:10:48 -0400 (EDT)
> >Resent-From: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
> >
> >This deal here is pissing me off. the build works fine in a git local
> >branch so I don't think anything is wrong with the Makefile or
> >anything around it but the install target fails while I run the arch
> >linux makepkg command. I will have to spend some more time on this
> >tomorrow to see why it fails. Most people here on the list seem to
> >compile and build and just run inside their own directories so
> >probably never do a formal 'make install' This package build script
> >does do the 'make install' and I noticed a permission error when
> >installing README so I need to play with this some. I don't wanna do a
> >'make install' manually as root because the whole purpose of these
> >package build scripts is to be able to quickly remove or uninstall
> >packages with the pacman -R command. so I may have to find a way to
> >interactively trace this thing while in the fakeroot environment or
> >something.
> >
> >More later.
> >
> >On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 10:23:13PM -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> >>This is for archlinux and before I did this build, I did a forced remove of
> >>/tmp/yaourt/jude and all subdirectories.  I think this build went farther
> >>than the last failed build though.  One thing and this may be a result of
> >>updating git is that compressing objects had already happened while git was
> >>recieving objects.  I don't know that this is adverse but I had used earlier
> >>versions of git and no compression of objects was started until after all
> >>objects had been recieved if memory serves me right.
> >>The typescript file is at:
> >>http://www.panix.com/~jdashiel/typescript
> >>
> >>
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