[gccsdk] Autobuilder libglib2.0-0

Ron beeb at woosh.co.nz
Tue Feb 4 20:31:35 PST 2014


In message <44a0fbd453.beeb at ron1954.woosh.co.nz>
          Ron <beeb at woosh.co.nz> wrote:

> In message <4c62ebd453.Jo at hobbes.bass-software.com>
>           John Tytgat <John.Tytgat at aaug.net> wrote:
> 
> > In message <18f0e7d453.beeb at ron1954.woosh.co.nz>
> >           Ron <beeb at woosh.co.nz> wrote:
> > 
> > > I had a problem where libffi was not linking when trying to build
> > > libglib2.0-0
> > > After examining the make file I found plain native gcc was being
> > > used rather than arm-unknown-riscos-gcc.
> > > In the libglib2.0-0 setvars file I remarked out these lines.
> > > 
> > > # build for local system to build local tools
> > > #CC=$HOST_CC CXX=$HOST_CXX ./configure --prefix=$GCCSDK_INSTALL_CROSS
> > > #make install
> > > #make clean
> > > 
> > > And then libglib2.0-0 built successfully.
> > > Can someone explain the intention of the above or perhaps
> > > correct my misunderstanding.
> > 
> > In order to build libglib for RISC OS you need to have the glib-genmarshal
> > executable for your build machine.  That's why this gets first built
> > using your native gcc compiler and this gets then installed in
> > $GCCSDK_INSTALL_CROSS (where the RISC OS cross-compiler is installed).
> 
> By 'this' I assume you mean a whole native libglib2.0-0, that 
> appears to be what is happening anyway.
> 
> I improved things by using
> export LIBFFI-CFLAGS=-I/usr/include/i386-linux-gnu
> export LIBFFI_LIBS=-L/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libffi.so.6
> first but further down run into more problems with ffi,
>  
> I assume at this point the Autobuilders libffi and headers 
> shouldn't be used, and could it be left out if the purpose is
> only to get a glib-genmarshal executable? that would simplify
> the job.

OK, I went back to using the autobuilder libffi and with this change
to setvars it has done the whole (double) job. (except for an error
at the end of install)

AB_URL=http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/main/g/glib2.0/glib2.0_2.33.12+really2.32.4.orig.tar.xz
<snip unchanged lines>
# build for local system to build local tools
CC=$HOST_CC CXX=$HOST_CXX ./configure --prefix=$GCCSDK_INSTALL_CROSS $(shell /home/ron/gccsdk/env/lib/pkgconfig --libs libffi)
make install
make clean
<snip remainder of setvars>

Here is a link to the last failure file:

http://homepages.woosh.co.nz/ron.may/last-failure.txt

Thanks,  Ron M.





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