[elinks-users] Can't compile eLinks Debian (PowerMac; Kernel 2.4.22)

Phillip Pi ant at zimage.com
Tue Jan 31 07:48:57 PST 2006


On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 04:23:08PM +0100, Jonas Fonseca wrote:
> Phillip Pi <ant at zimage.com> wrote Tue, Jan 31, 2006:
> > > >       [CC]   src/main/timer.o
> > > > In file included from ../.././src/main/timer.h:4,
> > > >                  from timer.c:10:
> > > > ../.././src/util/time.h:44: error: syntax error before 'n'
> > > > make[2]: *** [timer.o] Error 1
> > > > make[2]: Leaving directory `/u00/home/ant/download/elinks-0.11.1/src/main'
> > > > make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> > > > make[1]: Leaving directory `/u00/home/ant/download/elinks-0.11.1/src'
> > > > make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> > > 
> > > Try to insert that line:
> > > 
> > > #include <sys/types.h>
> > > 
> > > before 
> > > 
> > > #ifdef HAVE_SYS_TIME_H
> > > 
> > > in file src/util/time.h line 3
> > 
> > I re-extracted the source, repatched, and modified the time.h file to add a line. I recompiled:
> > 
> > $ ./configure
> [snip]
> > checking for char... yes
> > checking size of char... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (char), 77
> > See `config.log' for more details.
> > 
> > I didn't get very far. Heh.
> 
> This obviously doesn't make sense. Does it do this every time? Anyway
> you don't have to unpack + patch + configure + make everytime. After
> configuring the first time, make'll do.

I reran make (didn't delete the directory or anything) and no errors this time. That was VERY 
weird.

Anyways, IT WORKED!! 12.5 minutes make compilation according to time command. :)
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