[fpc-devel] libtinfo issue
Joost van der Sluis
joost at cnoc.nl
Mon Nov 8 11:26:07 CET 2010
On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 07:18 +0100, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> Some issues with the instructions. So the commands should be:
> svn export http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcbuild/tags/release_2_4_2 fpc242
No? It should be (as in the document):
svn export http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcbuild/tags/release_2_4_2 fpcbuild
> mkdir fpc242/fpcsrc
?!?HUH?!?! No, just follow the instructions. It will make a directory
> cd fpc242/fpcsrc
> unzip gdb....zip
Yes. Don't forget the docs-pdf.tar.gz.
> > Change into fpcbuild/. Now become root, or use fakeroot, then execute
> should this be:
> make install
> make makepack
No, just 'install/makepack'. What's so difficult following the
instructions? It's really a no-brainer. So that's what you should not
do: think. Just follow the instructions, don't think you know what to do
> Will it install the new compiler overriding my fpc 2.4.0 ?
No. It will build a release, not install it.
> Plus, which packages brings TeX in fedora? Here in Mandriva there are
> zillions of packages with TeX and I have no idea which one is the
> correct one.
You don't need these packages to build a .tar release. Only if you build
a .rpm or .deb release. (Also mentioned in the document, at least for
rpm, I don't do the .deb building)
And which packages you need depends on your distribution. On Fedora I
need tetex, tetex-latex and tetex-fonts.
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