[Slackbuilds-users] [SlackBuild-Users] Opinions needed - hugin and incompatibilities with stock Slackware package

Citizen X citizen.anon.x at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 15:53:45 UTC 2015

Maybe try adding a --library=/directory switch into the build script that
points to it.

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 3:09 AM, titopoquito <titopoquito at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am the maintainer of the hugin SlackBuild, a program for creating
> panorama photos. A newer version has been released about a week ago. When
> compiling it, I succeeded first, then ran into problems trying to reproduce
> it. Being none of a programmer, I finally (after serious headbanging) found
> two workarounds that both look not optimal to me. Opinions on this one are
> highly appreciated.
> Problem overview:
> hugin needs enblend-enfuse, which in turn needs the vigra library. For the
> new hugin version, vigra needs to be build with openexr support. That's
> fine, openexr is bundled with Slackware 14.1. But when vigra is compiled
> with openexr-support then enblend-enfuse later stops during configuring
> claiming that libvigraimpex is not found [if someone wants more info about
> this, please email me]. No error is given if vigra is compiled without the
> openexr option, but then hugin later refuses to compile because it says
> vigra has to be compiled with openexr support. Duh.
> Workaround 1:
> Install vigra twice - first without openexr support, then compile
> enblend-enfuse, then the second vigra install WITH openexr support. With
> this, hugin compiles, but I cannot say if it will give errors working on
> real high dynamic-range photos.
> Workaround 2:
> I could trace down enblend-enfuses unwillingess to compile with the
> openexr-enabled vigra to to the ilmbase package bundled with Slackware.
> ilmbase does not pick up pthread libraries without being told so
> explicitely. When compiled with "-pthread" added to the SLKCFLAGS the
> errors disappear and all build fine - ilmbase, openexr [rebuilt just to be
> sure], vigra, enblend-enfuse, hugin. BINGO.
> But as it is shipped with Slackware and obviously noone had problems
> before, I hesitate asking Pat to include this pthread option, the more
> because it is not for security reasons.
> So I am considering to forget the new hugin version for now and to ask Pat
> to include the pthread option to ilmbase for the upcoming release.
> If you got here thanks for reading :D Any thoughts/suggestions?
> Tito
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