learning about building ports - please help
molnarcs at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 19:39:19 UTC 2007
> The CONFIGURE_ENV sets the CPPFLAGS and the LDFLAGS that are passed to
> the configure script. The variable PTHREAD_LIBS has a value of
> -pthread, which should solve your problem with libkdefx.la.
> No electrons were mamed while sending this message. Only slightly bruised.
Thanks, that seems to have solved the issue with libkdefx.la.
Now I ran portlint, fixed whitespace issues, but there is one remaining issue:
WARN: Makefile: Consider adding support for a WITHOUT_NLS knob to
conditionally disable gettext support.
So that's what gettext is for.
I posted these questions because I'm curious: when I create a port like this
(I mean only understanding part of what I do) - should I submit it (if it
looks correct)? What if I can't maintain it because some changes in the
future require understanding of the code?
Aquamarine is probably not the best port to begin with, for I guess it would
be better if it was maintained with the rest of beryl (which really requires
someone with more knowledge) - but still, it was fun trying it :)))
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