[Slackbuilds-users] lyx_qt4 slackbuild fails during make

Bob Lounsbury boblounsbury at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 23:13:27 UTC 2008

On Jan 3, 2008 11:00 AM, Heinz Wiesinger <HMWiesinger at gmx.at> wrote:
> Bob Lounsbury wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've just installed Slackware 12. I've been testing various
> > distributions and I'm enjoying slackware due to it's speed and
> > programs 'just working'.
> >
> > Anyways, to my question. I'm trying to install LyX and I've installed
> > the dependencies of qt4 and aiksaurus from the slackbuilds repository.
> > However, when I try to install lyx_qt4 it fails during make. The
> > configure is successful with qt-4.3.3. I've attached the build log
> > file as described on the slackbuild bug report page.
> I had a look at it and I have to say, I don't know either what's going on
> here. But there are some things which make me wonder.
> You say you installed qt4 and aiksaurus from the slackbuilds repository.
> Now the official version on SBo for qt4 is 4.3.1, not 4.3.3. Additionally
> there's no aiksaurus in the repository.
> There's also some curiosity about the log file you sent. There are some lines
> which are probably of importance (compared them to my own build log)
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /bin/ginstall -c
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/ginstall -c
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /usr/bin/mkdir -p
> It seems as if the links under /usr/bin are not working/recognized/etc.
> On a sidenote:
> You need neither boost nor aiksaurus to build lyx. I've built it fine without
> them.
> Since boost itself doesn't build either I suspect the problem somewhere on the
> system. I also sometimes get Segfaults when links are wrong or missing.
> Cheers,
> Heinz Wiesinger
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As I've said before, I'm very new to linux and very very new to
Slackware. So what do you suggest I do? I just barely installed
Slackware probably four or five days ago. I haven't configured too
much so I could reinstall, although I know that generally this is not
needed in linux, I just don't have a clue as to how to correct the

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