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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 09:35:35 +0200
On 02-06-2008 15:52:42 -0500, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 3:21 PM, Greg <trigggl@...> wrote:
> >> Have you looked at this:
> >> http://prefix-launcher.wiki.sourceforge.net/howto+install+prefix+launcher
> >>
> >> Looks related to your error.
> >>
> >
> > It does look like this is what I need.  Starting over.  Will keep you
> > posted.
> 
> Bingo. I bugged haubi enough that 'we' figured it out (mainly him) and
> he put it on the sf site ;-)

Maybe we should create a page "bootstrap-prefix-launcher.xml" or
something that actually gives a slight introduction and some hints next
to the pointer to previously mentioned sf url on our Gentoo webspace...

> >   1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >   /usr/local/src/prefix-launcher-1.2/buildroot/tar/tar-1.15.1/configure.rej
> 
> Don't get overly concerned about this. Do get concerned if a package
> doesn't compile. ;-) I'm not sure if it is by design or what but I
> have seen these errors as well and everything works in the end.
> Remember that prefix-launcher is just a kickstart to bootstrap the
> basic utils with patches that are needed for the 'weird' OS's (like
> AIX). prefix-launcher is akin to the bootstrap guide all rolled up
> into a script. It would be difficult to use the bootstrap guide
> produced by grobian on AIX because apps on AIX need many patches to
> get working which would involve alot of manual work. Not fun.

Yeah, that's the main problem I guess.  Though I'm not sure if
prefix-launcher in its current incarnation copes with the rsync tree
(and no subversion), and the changed instructions.


-- 
Fabian Groffen
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Re: gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
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Re: gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
-- Fabian Groffen
Re: gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
-- Greg
Re: gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
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