IcedTea7 HEAD build error on RHEL 5 x86_64
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Thu Sep 22 19:09:25 PDT 2011
On 11:49 Thu 22 Sep , Deepak Bhole wrote:
> * Pavel Tisnovsky <ptisnovs at redhat.com> [2011-09-22 09:53]:
> > Deepak Bhole wrote:
> > > * Pavel Tisnovsky <ptisnovs at redhat.com> [2011-09-22 08:37]:
> > >> Greetings,
> > >>
> > >> there's a new IcedTea7 build error thrown when IcedTea7 HEAD is build on RHEL 5 x86_64.
> > >>
> > >> Config log & shell script used to build IcedTea7 is stored in an attachment.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Is libattr-devel installed on the system?
> > Nope (and ./configure did not complaint ;-). I've installed it and trying to build IcedTea7 again.
> > Maybe it's the right moment to update the wiki page http://icedtea.classpath.org/wiki/BuildRequirements
> > Do you think it's a good idea to split this page to IcedTea6 part and IcedTea7(8) part?
> Hi Pavel,
> Are the requirements radically different? From what I've seen, they are
> very similar if not the same for v6 and 7. If we can maintain the same
> page for both, I am all the more for it since it reduces changes of
> pages getting out of sync.
You're wrong. NIO introduces a number of new dependencies including
GIO and calls to extended attribute functions.
All of this *should* be tested by configure, so I don't see the need to have a wiki page too.
It probably just need some smoothing out to work on all systems (and may never work on some,
due to the age of the packages).
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