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

Kyle Guinn elyk03 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 03:18:51 UTC 2016

On 1/5/16, Black Rider <softwareworks at use.startmail.com> wrote:
> El Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:06:30 -0600, Kyle Guinn escribió:
>> 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?
> Building with texlive/dblatex does work (I didn't say otherwise). My
> problem comes when I don't have them.

Sorry, I misread "stopped refusing to build" as "stopped building".  I
never had no problem with double negatives :-)

Anyway, I can build it with either tetex or texlive.  It needs one of
the two.  And if the `su -` isn't it, does anyone have any idea of
what might be different between the two?


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