[Slackbuilds-users] Lilypond ignores the switch for not building dependencies.

Kyle Guinn elyk03 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 00:06:30 UTC 2016

On 1/3/16, Black Rider <softwareworks at use.startmail.com> wrote:
> El Sat, 02 Jan 2016 22:04:13 -0600, Kyle Guinn escribió:
>> On 1/2/16, Black Rider
>> <softwareworks at use.startmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> I have noticed that the lilypond SlackBuild requires dblatex in order
>>> to be properly built. The SlackBuild documentation says that dblatex is
>>> only required if you are trying to build the documentation, which is
>>> switched off by default. However, I lilypond seems to be ignoring the
>>> --enable- documentation=XX switch and requiring the user to install the
>>> components required for installing the documentation anyway.
>> What error message do you get?
>> Do you have a full Slackware installation, in particular with tetex
>> installed?  I get this if it's not installed.  Note that dblatex and
>> texi2html are optional, they're in the WARNING line, not the ERROR line.
>> WARNING: Please consider installing optional programs or files:
>> texi2html dblatex bibtex pdflatex pdfetex pdftex etex epsf.tex lh CTAN
>> package (texlive-lang-cyrillic or texlive-texmf-fonts)
>> ERROR: Please install required programs:  mf-nowin mf mfw mfont mpost
>> kpsewhich metapost CTAN package (texlive-metapost)
>> Also, make sure you're using `su -`, not just `su`.  If you just
>> installed tetex, you'll need to log out and log back in for the PATH
>> settings to take effect.  See http://slackbuilds.org/howto/#su
>> -Kyle
> I found the problem in a fully installed Slackware.
> I get that same WARNING plus ERROR. Then the script refuses to build up.
> The program stopped refusing to build after I replaced the stock tetex
> with texlive and installed dblatex.

I just built it with texlive/dblatex.  No problems here.  Can you
pastebin your /tmp/SBo/lilypond-2.18.2/config.log file?

More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list