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Re: [Axiom-developer] Debian/Stable Packages Built + Summary of issues

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Debian/Stable Packages Built + Summary of issues
Date: 28 Mar 2005 11:12:27 -0500
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Greetings, and thanks for your work on this!  Nice website too.  We
apparently share quite a few interests.  

Its not clear to me why these problems don't appear in the package in

BTW, 2 platforms left before the latest axiom release makes it into
the forthcoming Debian sarge.  I may build by hand there if delays
persist.  m68k just finished successfully with > 1 week build time.

Take care,

Balbir Thomas <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> I did manage to build packages for Debian/Woody (Stable).
> I have uploaded these at
> I will try and keep this till sarge is released.  These
> are on my home computer  so downloads may be slow. But I
> doubt many wanting axiom on debian will insist on  using
> stable :-)
> I have not extensively tested this other than running a
> few examples from the hypertex browser. But will ofcourse
> be using it till sarge comes around.
> There are essentially two issues in building axiom on 
> debian stable.
> 1) The occurance of stray backslash characters in 
>    src/algebra/Makefile  (i.e. \$ instead of $).
>    Build progresses after making substitutions:
>    's/\\\$/$/g'
> 2) Directories of the forms *.NRLIB are not created
>    in mnt/linux/algebra. The is the second point
>    where build fails. On creating these directories
>    manually the  build progresses to completion.
>    This failure corresponds to the pattern rule
>    for "${MID}/%.o: ${MID}/%.lsp" in 
>    src/algebra/Makefile
>    (Please disregard what I said about the second
>     failure in my previous mails, I was sleepy
>     and confused as hell :-)
> Two files build1.log and build2.log  at the above url
> are the build logs ending in the first and second 
> build failure.
> Finally, thank you for all your paitence and efforts.
> sincerely
> b thomas
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