[Slackbuilds-users] Some necessary changes to build a newer version of gpsd

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 02:37:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Max Miorim <miorimmax at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 10:38 PM, Niels Horn <niels.horn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> To build the latest version of gpsd (2.94), some small changes to the
>> SlackBuild are necessary:
>> 1) Change to configure script for Slackware64
>> ---------------------------------------------
>> The configure script uses a "hack" to discover the installed version of libusb.
>> It does this by looking for libusb-*.so in /usr/lib
>> On Slackware64 this file resides in /usr/lib64 so it is never found
>> and building fails.
>> The following line in the SlackBuild (after unpacking the sources) solves it:
>> sed "s|/usr/lib/libusb|/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX/libusb|" -i configure
> Using pkg-config for this seems less hacky to me:
> max at willcrashforsure:~$ pkg-config --modversion libusb
> 0.1.12
> -- Max

But it gives the wrong answer.
The version needed is the version of the libusb-*.so file, which is 1.0

Check the configure script of gpsd to see how it works.


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