[Slackbuilds-users] An issue with fbpanel.SlackBuild
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Wed Dec 17 19:06:25 UTC 2008
On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 14:05:35 +0300
Mikhail Zotov <mikhail.ru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello SlackBuild gurus :-)
> I think, there's an issue with desktop/fbpanel.SlackBuild script.
> The script uses
> ./configure \
> As a result, the binary is linked to plugins (shared objects) located
> in $PKG/usr/share/fbpanel/plugins A similar path
> (including /tmp/SBo/...) gets included into text config files. Thus,
> fbpanel installed from the package stops working as soon as the build
> directory is removed.
> AFAICT, the problems relates to a poorly written Makefile that doesn't
> have DESTDIR.
Definitely. I've been trying to send patches upstream for these as I
find them, but I'm swamped at the moment (for obvious reasons). If
anyone else feels froggy, by all means, jump! ;-)
> A straightforward (though definitely not a smart one) way to fix the
> problem is to use --prefix=/usr and just move all fbpanel-related
> files to a directory where the package is to be built.
./configure --prefix=/usr --cpu=on
make install PREFIX=$PKG/usr
That ^^ should handle it. I'm looking into it now.
> P.S. On an issue not related to fbpanel. I think, you are doing a
> great work, men. I also think your SlackBuild scripts have greatly
> improved since the first release and are almost perfect.
> there's probably one more thing that can be handy if included in
> build scripts. This is a check whether the source package exists. If
> not, call wget to download it. This is what is done in build scripts
> by Corrado Franco (http://www.slackers.it/repository/)
Nah, we're not going to include that. It's easy enough for an admin to
automate that process, especially with something like sbopkg.
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