Installing outside of /opt
brad at pixilla.com
Wed Mar 24 15:17:49 PDT 2010
I'm working on it.
Ryan: slrn requires slang2.
On Mar 24, 2010, at 2:46 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Mar 24, 2010, at 15:53, LuKreme wrote:
>> On 24-Mar-2010, at 12:55, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> You are talking about the slrn and uudeview ports in MacPorts, or
>>> about building these from source by hand? If the former, file bugs
>>> if they don't work. If the latter, why not use the ports?
>> The port for slrn is years out of date,
> Ok, let's update the port then. I see we have a ticket filed for
> this already:
> Since it's been (significantly) more than 72 hours and the
> maintainer has not responded, anyone can update the port. I'll give
> it a try in a moment.
>> so I am building it from source. I wanted to build against the
>> uudeview that was already installed. The port maintainer for slrn
>> has not responded (I've been told) to emails about updating slrn in
>> the ports tree.
> If the maintainer is perpetually absent, the port can be declared
> abandoned. See the guide for our port abandonment procedure.
>>> To build software manually against dependencies already installed
>>> by MacPorts, you may have to set CFLAGS, CPPFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, and
>>> LDFLAGS like MacPorts does (see all the variables MacPorts sets in
>>> the configure phase by using debug output: sudo port -d configure
>>> someport). Or, you can try C_INCLUDE_PATH and LIBRARY_PATH instead.
>> I build slrn originally with
>> ./configure --with-ssl=/opt/local --with-slang=/opt/local
>> Which worked. However I realised later that this built it without
>> uudeview, so I tried to rebuild it with:
>> ./configure --with-ssl=/opt/local --with-slang=/opt/local --with-
>> but that does not work
> Try exporting the following environment variables:
> export CPPFLAGS=-I/opt/local/include
> export LDFLAGS=-L/opt/local/lib
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