[Slackbuilds-users] Community Challenge! Help fix the last few SlackBuilds for 14.2

Eugen Wissner belka at caraus.de
Mon May 30 11:25:32 UTC 2016



I don't know. Yes I patched the sources (github sublibraries are

That ones should work, I'm only not sure if I tested 3.13.1. And
facebook promised to fix this inconsistency between C and C++ isnan and

But I don't really want to maintain hhvm. I wanted to use it on my
server, but it seems I won't do it since hhvm leaks constantly memory
and eats hdd space. And it has a lot of small dependencies.

So if someone interested, I will make an update and get it working on
current. If not, I would just remove it with all the hhvm dependencies
I maintain (they are only used by hhvm).


Am Montag, den 30.05.2016, 00:23 +0100 schrieb David Spencer:
> Hey folks!
> So here we all are, waiting for the release of Slackware 14.2. It's
> looking good, but nobody knows when it will be good enough for
> Patrick
> :)
> Meanwhile, work is continuing to get SlackBuilds.org ready for the
> new
> release. According to Willy there have been 2373 commits in the SBo
> git repo since submissions were closed.  That's about one commit
> every
> 1hour 20min. You can see Willy's list here:
> http://pastebin.com/S63pPStU
> At this time there are only a few packages that fail to build, and
> all
> the git commiters are getting a bit tired, so we would like to
> challenge the community to help fix the last few problems.  Your
> reward will be a nice Thank You in the git repo :D
> Here are the first four ... if you can fix them, there will be some
> more later!
> 1. academic/Xyce
> http://pastebin.com/nsMwxhgR
> It looks like an underlinking error, but I can't see anything wrong
> with the link. There is a new version 6.4 upstream, I have tried it,
> but the same linking problem happens.  Maybe its dep
> libraries/trilinos is involved -- Guilherme (maintainer of both Xyce
> and trilinos) downgraded trilinos soon after it was first added.  I
> can't find any bug reports.  Most other distros don't have Xyce.
> If you don't want to register to download the source, there is a copy
> of Xyce-6.4 on SlackBuilds Direct Links (Xyce is GPL, so
> redistributing it is perfectly legal ;)
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/slackbuildsdirectlinks/files/Xyce/
> 2. development/hhvm
> http://pastebin.com/KvUmExsr
> The problem is caused by changes in the latest glibc that are related
> to std::isnan and std::isinf in c++. 3.11.0 is an old version, we
> could try an upgrade but it's not clear whether newer versions fix
> the
> problem.  Because hhvm uses a lot of git submodules, it's quite a lot
> of work to add downloads, or to create and host a new repacked source
> archive.
> There was previously some discussion on this mailing list whether
> anybody actually wants hhvm:
> https://lists.slackbuilds.org/pipermail/slackbuilds-users/2016-April/
> 016006.html
> So, if anybody wants hhvm, you are welcome to fix it ;)
> 3. games/ember
> http://pastebin.com/Ny5PChhm
> The build was broken by the new version of sigc++. Upstream is quite
> active but seems to have stopped tagging proper releases. I tried the
> latest git, but it needs its deps also updating to compatible
> versions.
> https://github.com/worldforge/ember
> and deps at https://github.com/worldforge
> 4. graphics/photivo
> http://pastebin.com/v5Yt3SYV
> This looks like an underlinking error, but the build fails for me
> only
> on x86_64 ... on i586 it builds ok!
> That's all for now, if you have fixes for any of those you are
> welcome
> to reply to this thread with patches or suggestions.
> Thanks for your help and support!
> -D.
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