[elinks-users] Cannot configure elinks with spidermonkey with no root access

witekfl gglater62 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 02:59:25 PST 2012

Droidzone <dz <at> droidzone.in> writes:

> I'm trying to compile elinks on a server on which I have non-root access.
> I have downloaded Spidermonkey source, compiled it with
> cd ~/source/js-1.8.5/js/src ; ./configure --prefix=/home/droidzone/myapps ;
make ; make install

If you want to compile elinks-0.12 or 0.13, set PKG_CONFIG_PATH (man
pkg-config)and LD_LIBRARY_PATH appropriately.

> Spidermonkey install is fine 
> Now I downloaded elinks 0.11.7 and tried configure
> ./configure --prefix=/home/droidzone/myapps
> However it always shows:
> "Spidermonkey...no
> ECMAScript (JavaScript) ......... no
> Browser scripting ............... no"
> What is the correct procedure to build elinks with javascript support on a
machine with no root access?

For 0.11.7 you need the older version of SpiderMonkey and ./configure --help
tells what options to pass.
0.11.7 is obsolete.

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