[arch-general] Issues compiling Jepp

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 7 04:21:12 EST 2011

On 11/07/2011 11:11 AM, Sergi Pons Freixes wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to install Jepp ( http://jepp.sourceforge.net/ ), but even after
> talking with the developer we cannot get it right. So, I'm gonna try asking
> here just in case somebody could give us some insight.
> I have a Linux 3.0-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT  x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500
> CPU @3.30GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
> Using openjdk for java: openjdk6 6.b22_1.10.4-1
> And Python 2.7: python2 2.7.2-2
> Actually, my default Python is python 3.2.2-1, but as Jepp has not been
> ported to Python 3, before beginning the installation procedure I do an
> "export PYTHON=/usr/bin/python2", so it uses the path to the Python 2
> binary (and libraries, as I can see on the logs).
> So, there is no problem when running autogen.sh (automake 1.11.1-2 here),
> and ./configure also runs ok. When doing the "make", it stalls with:
> ...
> Making all in jep
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sergi/installs/jep-2.4/src/jep'
> /bin/sh ../../libtool  --tag=CC   --mode=compile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H
> -I. -I../..   -I/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/include
> -I/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/include/linux -I/usr/include/python2.7
> -g -O2 -MT jep_object.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/jep_object.Tpo -c -o
> jep_object.lo `test -f 'python/jep_object.c' || echo
> './'`python/jep_object.c
> mv -f .deps/jep_object.Tpo .deps/jep_object.Plo
> mv: cannot stat `.deps/jep_object.Tpo': No such file or directory
> make[3]: *** [jep_object.lo] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/sergi/installs/jep-2.4/src/jep'
> make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/sergi/installs/jep-2.4/src'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/sergi/installs/jep-2.4'
> make: *** [all] Error 2

try adding options=(!makeflags). i believe is a parallel issue

> Apart from that, I cannot glance any problem, missing dependency or warning
> before, so no clue of why it's not building correctly. I've also tried with
> other gcc versions, no luck. Mike Johnson, the developer of Jepp, pointed:
> "That's weird, the -MF flag is passed to the compiler and gcc should have
> written out that file."
> and
> "...any idea why that is. It must be a bug in autotools, you can try to
> upgrade them.
> Or you can manually make the .deps folder and an empty file for each one it
> complains on. The dependency files are just make rules used to regenerate
> just the changed objects if a source file changes. Unless you're changing
> stuff, it won't matter..."
> So... any suggestion?
> Regards,
> Sergi


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