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From Damitha Kumarage <>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (AXIS2C-213) axis2-c-0.92's install guide & install scripts have some problems, so that fail to be compiled & installed on linux fc3
Date Mon, 24 Jul 2006 06:02:51 GMT
Hi Michael,
Thanks for the patch.

See my inline comments,

Michael Xiong (JIRA) wrote:

>axis2-c-0.92's install guide & install scripts have some problems, so that fail to
be compiled & installed on linux fc3
>                 Key: AXIS2C-213
>                 URL:
>             Project: Axis2-C
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: build system (Unix/Linux)
>    Affects Versions: 0.92
>         Environment: OS:
> Linux fedora core 3.0
>Axis2-c version:
>Http Server Version:
>Apache 2.0.58
>OpenSSL version:
>OpenSSL 0.9.8b
>            Reporter: Michael Xiong
>         Attachments: axis2c-src-0.92-mxiong.patch
>I'm trying axis2-c-0.92 version, and found that it's install guide & install scripts
have something wrong which will lead user fail to compile & install it easily &  correctly.
>1. The install guide has somethign
wrong about compiling & installing on linux.
>I've followed it's guide step by step, try to compile & install into my linux fc3
box, but always failed.
>2. I dived into the install scripts inside axis2-c-0.92 source package, and found that
they are inconsistent with the above install guide.
>3. After investigating the related install scripts, I found that they also have something
in-correct, so that can not work directly for me.
As you said there are some inconsistencies in Install documents. I hope 
somebody will fix them soon.
However I'l like to add these about the build scripts,, are in my opinion not designed to 
be used by normal users. They
are some utiility scripts that help the developers in their process. I 
don't recommend a normal
user to use it. But a developer can edit and modify it to suite his tastes.
The normal procedure for users is
build util
build axiom
build xml schema
build woden
build axis2c

If he want he can create his own scripts or modify the above scripts to 
suite him.
I suggest that user documentation should explain the above steps and
it should not recommend using build scripts

>I modified some install scripts inside axis2-c-0.92 source package, so that make  it 
work correctly.
I think your initial problem may be because you just executed 
script. The correct script
to execute is does not pre-build util, axiom etc 
before building
axi2c core.


>I've created a patch as attached on axis2-c-0.92 source package for my modification.
>After applying my patch, it will be  as simple as just a "./" command  in it's
root directory to perform all the compiling & installation task on a fly !
>Maybe for axis2-c's developers, the compiling & install guide & scripts are not
very interesting, but I think they are very important to promote  axis2-c to much popular
users. So it's better to kindly maintain the install guide & scripts !

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