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Re: [trinity-users] Confusion about building from sources (R13.2 on Slack 14.1)

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2014 07:31:24 -0500
On Sun, 7 Dec 2014 01:56:59 +0100
Jagged O'Neill <jagged_4tr@...> wrote:

> High,
> now I'm trying to build R13.2 on Slackware 14.1, trying to follow the
> instructions found at
> This doc leaves several questions open:
> 1. It doesn't say which release this is about. In the "Suggested
> Build Order" section it talks about tqt3, so I guess it's about R14
> already, though R14 isn't (actually) released yet. And what if any-
> one is forced (or just likes) to install R13.2 or even older release
> anyway?

It was ported from the old wiki, so unless someone's changed it
recently, it's for 13.X.

> 2. It isn't clear about the build tool to use for the different
> packages. When talking about the autoconf -> cmake migration, there
> should be some details of which package in which release is to be
> done with which build tool, or each package should have a quick note
> about this in the README or whatever...

"List of Packages Building with cmake" says " Build everything not in the 
list above with autotools."  autoconf is part of autotools.

If you think that's unclear, can you suggest a better way to word it?
(That's a sincere question, not an attempt to needle you.  The more people 
understand the wiki, the more of them will have a good experience with 

> No idea if I should attach the error output from a cmake approach.

Do, please, since that's the expected build system for tqtinterface.

E. Liddell