OT-liblouisutdml on archlinux

John J. Boyer john.boyer at abilitiessoft.com
Wed Apr 11 21:46:48 UTC 2012

To get jni.h install gcj hel.p2man is optional and can be ignored if you 
don't care about man pages. I don't know about minix, but I think it may 
not be needed. See if configure works after you install gcj 


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 03:51:47PM -0400, aerospace1028 at hotmail.com wrote:
> Hello,
> It took a while, but I finally got around to researching the liblouisutdml project.  I started the process of building it on my archlinux machine and ran into a 
> couple of problems.  During the configure process I get a few failed checks:
> checking minix/config.h usability... no
> checking minix/config.h presence... no
> checking for minix/config.h... no
> # later
> checking for help2man... no
> # ...
> checking jni.h usability... no
> checking jni.h presence... no
> checking for jni.h... no
> (1): I'm out of my depth when it comes to java.  What would be the minimum java package that would give me a working JNI (Java Natural Interpretor or 
> something like that).  From looking at the output of pacman -Ss java, my guess is "jre7-openjdk-headless."  The answer probably depends on what I have 
> installed locally:
> pacman -Qs java
> local/gnome-js-common 0.1.2-2
>     GNOME JavaScript common modules
> local/hsqldb-java 1:
>     HSQLDB Java libraries
> local/seed 3.2.0-1
>     Library and interpreter for JavaScript with GObject type system bindings.
> (2): what is minix and where do I obtain the required files?  I queried pacman and A.U.R. but couldn't find anything.
> (3): Would help2man be a buildtime dependency?  
> Thank you:-) 		 	   		  
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