[Slackbuilds-users] libxmi

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sat Aug 29 04:28:35 UTC 2009

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 23:32:42 +0100
David Spencer <nobbutl at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> Looks like a number of packages got removed due to libxmi not
> building. Sorry about this. For some reason they weren't on the
> untested list? Or was there a separate broken list that I missed?
> Anyway, to help maintainers of dependent packages with testing prior
> to reopening the submissions, attached is a revised SlackBuild that
> fixes the build problem.

Dang.  I searched all over the place for help on fixing up 
libxmi and came up empty, and based on the fact that it hasn't
seen a release in forever plus a few days, I just gave up on it
and removed it (and everything that depended on it).  The reason
it wasn't on the "missing" list is because it had already been
determined to be beyond salvage, but it's obvious that I was

> Incidentally, maybe other maintainers are struggling with the same
> problem of ancient packages that embed ancient automake scripts that
> don't know about x86_64.  The solution came from the SlackBuild for
> soundtouch:
> am=$(automake --version | grep "1." | cut -d " " -f 4 | cut -d "." -f
> 2) for i in config.guess config.sub depcomp install-sh missing; do
>   rm -f $i
>   ln -s /usr/share/automake-1.$am/$i $i
> done

Good find on this, both for whoever came up with it originally and
to you for finding it again.  Thanks!!!

Can you make a complete tarball of everything (just like you would
submit to us if the submission form were open) and mail it to me?
I'll get it added in our next update.

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