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Re: GNUmakefiles hopefully different


From: LHelldorf
Subject: Re: GNUmakefiles hopefully different
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 22:36:35 +0200

>Andrew Robbins <address@hidden> wrote:
>>
>> Hi I'm a MacOSX user
>> 
>> I'm trying to install GNUstep to test it out, and just play with having 

>> two OpenStep implementations on the same machine... =), also i'm very 
>> interested in seeing ProjectCenter bcome as good as or better than 
>> Apple's. ProjB. The problem i'm having now is that part of the 
makefiles 
>> for gnustep-base copy things to the root partition temporarily, and 
even 
>> if i'm root it gives me lots of errors. Apperently darwin has security 
>> issues with that. specifically, this is the problem:
>> 
>> md5.c:26: header file 'config.h' not found
>> 
>> but its 'mv' ing it to /, and it can't bcuz its a script and it deletes 

>> the config.h in the gnustep-base/Headers/gnustep/base/config.h
>> 
>> its rather tireing to ./configure each time i want to try something to 
>> make it work... or copying duplicates...
>> i can't find where in the GNUstep-Make system or in the GNUmakefile for 

>> this proj this moving thing is or if there is a macro for it...
>> 
>> Andrew Robbins
>
>The makefiles don't install in / when the environment is set correctly.
>
>Use ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/GNUstep
>or whatever path where you want to install GNUstep.
>
>Use: . /usr/local/GNUstep/System/Makefiles/GNUstep.sh  (with sh like 
shells),
>or: source /usr/local/GNUstep/System/Makefiles/GNUstep.csh (with csh like 
shells)
>to set the environment variable needed to compile/install/run GNUstep 
stuff.

GNUstep on Darwin (or Mac OS X) is not ready for primetime yet. Porting is 
still underway.

Greetings, Lars





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