Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alt

From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 07:35:43
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] gawk failing prefix-launcher-1.2 on AIX by Jeremy Olexa
On 02-06-2008 15:52:42 -0500, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 3:21 PM, Greg <trigggl@×××××.com> wrote: > >> Have you looked at this: > >> > >> > >> 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 Gentoo on a different level -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list