w3m continues Edbrowse?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at redhat.com
Tue Oct 30 04:43:41 UTC 2018

I really meant --libdir=/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX.

But for the binaries or more generally this can be:
--prefix=/usr instead of /usr/local depending on the command and
build system.

On 30/10/2018 05:38, Didier Spaier wrote:
> Usually this is taken care when building a package by the packager, just setting
> a variable like e.g. --prefix=/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX <some command> where the
> value of LIBDIRSUFFIX can be null or 64.
> But a lot of software use /usr/local by default, in order to not mess the
> "system" location /usr with files installed by and for a specific system. An
> "official" binary package (build by and for a distribution) instead do not use
> /usr/local, but that's managed by the packager, not by the upstream developer. 
> Also most distributions put the system libs in /usr/lib, but Slackware
> and Slint in /usr/lib or /usr/lib64 for 32 bit or 64 bit libs respectively
> because they are not multilib. Sorry for the gory details.
> Best,
> Didier
> On 30/10/2018 03:13, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> That make finished without errors however duktape is in /usr/local and I
>> don't yet know how to relocate that in another build of duktape.  So far
>> as I can tell, edbrowse does installation differently than other
>> standard Linux programs.
>> On Tue, 30 Oct 2018, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>> Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 20:02:34
>>> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>>> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
>>> Subject: Re: w3m continues Edbrowse?
>>> Didier again.
>>> Good guess.
>>> The solution is to edit the line #33 of edbrowse-3.7.4/src/GNUMakefile appending -Lncurses so it becomes:
>>> LDLIBS = -lpcre -lcurl -lreadline -ltidy -lduktape -lm -lncurses
>>> I followed the suggestion in this page:
>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499837
>>> Also, the duktape libs should go in /usr/lib64, not in .usr/local
>>> If you think it's worth it I will package edbrowse and deps for Slint in
>>> the coming days.
>>> Best,
>>> Didier
>>> On 30/10/2018 00:15, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>>> I will try to see why it fails and report here.
>>>> Didier
>>>> On 30/10/2018 00:03, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>>>> I failed to build edbrowse in slint.  The build went very far but failed
>>>>> linking possibly because ncurses and readline may be linked incorrectly.

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