[Slackbuilds-users] brlcad: update status
rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Wed Nov 27 23:25:07 UTC 2013
On Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:12:42 -0500
John Vogel <jvogel4 at stny.rr.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Nov 2013 14:41:47 -0500
> John Vogel <jvogel4 at stny.rr.com> wrote:
> > I was too hasty with my statement that build of brlcad was
> > successful. Yes it builds and mged seems to work fine. But archer,
> > which I mistakenly didn't test, segfaults before even opening a
> > window.
> > I have been scrambling to find a fix, to no avail so far. The issue
> > seems to be compatibility problems with the versions of tcl/tk and
> > itcl/itk/iwidgets. One thing that I can't seem to work around is
> > that the Tcl8.6.1 package installs itcl4.0.0, and that is in the
> > main slackware repository; brlcad bundles Tcl/Tk8.5.9 and
> > itcl/itk3.4 (this version number for itk seems to be unique to
> > brlcad).
> > I am coming to the conclusion that using the system installed
> > tcl/tk to build brlcad is not going to work and my changes to the
> > brlcad.SlackBuild are unusable at this time. If slackers really
> > want brlcad and are willing to accept the increased size of the
> > fully bundled build, that SlackBuild is easily prepared. A patch
> > for bundled build, which applies against my previous summission, is
> > attached.
> > If anyone has any suggestions as possible workarounds that I may
> > have missed, I welcome the input.
> > j_v
> So now I know that itcl/itk 3.x (versions 3.4/3.3 used by brlcad) are
> incompatible (1) with tcl/tk8. I have build versions of brlcad using
> several methods:
> 1. tcl/tk8.6.1 built without the included itcl package:
> a. bundled itcl3.4/itk3.3
> b. system built itcl/itk4.0.0
> 2. tcl/tk8.6.1 with included itcl package left in:
> a. bundled itk3.3 (this wouldn't build)
> b. system itk4.0.0
> 3. downgraded system to tcl/tk8.5.15 then built itcl/itk bundled
> All except 2a builds. The only one that builds working binaries is 3.
> In effect, 3 is equal to bundling, since I can't imagine asking the
> BDFL to downgrade tcl/tk. Please consider my patch that fixes the
> build script to create fully working binaries.
Okay, so which approach did you take in the patch? 1a ?
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