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From Samisa Abeysinghe <sabeysin...@virtusa.com>
Subject RE: Axis C++ 1.5 linux build broken
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2005 16:01:00 GMT
Oops, I changed the doc in the docs folder in cvs and distribution
adding a note.
I have missed the website - sorry about that.

Rangika, could you please help update the website.

Samisa...

On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 09:56, Simon Detheridge wrote:
> Thanks for clearing that up. I hadn't heart of ANT until just now. (It's
> filed under dev-java on my distro, and I don't look there very often.)
> 
> Perhaps it would be convenient for someone to add this information to
> the Linux Installation Guide at
> http://ws.apache.org/axis/cpp/lininstall-guide.html, as all this refers
> to is a standard ./configure; make; make install procedure (with added
> env vars)
> 
> Thanks,
> Simon
> 
> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 05:40, Samisa Abeysinghe wrote:
> > To add to what John has said, my experience has been that it was quite
> > hard to get the auto make system portable on different Unix/Linux
> > flavors.
> > 
> > Also, as there were so many file additions in 1.5, it was quite hard
> > to keep changing the make system – as far as I know, make system
> > cannot pick the source files automatically as Ant does.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > We are not against using the automake system. If someone could help
> > here that would be great.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Samisa…
> > 
> >  
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Hawkins [mailto:HAWKINSJ@uk.ibm.com] 
> > Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 1:03 AM
> > To: Apache AXIS C User List
> > Cc: axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Axis C++ 1.5 linux build broken
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > 
> > Hmm, I think we've got to make ourselves clearer. with regard to our
> > build strategy !
> > 
> > We started out having full support for the autobuild make system
> > however, over time, this has been superceded by the ANT build system.
> > We took the decision (not very decisively but I think we did !) that
> > we could not keep supporting two make systems unless there was a
> > specific reason to do so. We do not have  a lot of skills in the
> > autobuild system and we have a lot of skills in ANT. 
> > 
> > So, to summarise, I don't think we're calling the autobuild system
> > "supported" and I would suggest you build using ANT.
> > 
> > Sorry for the inconvenience !
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Simon Detheridge <simon@widgit.com>
> > 
> > 20/04/2005 15:44
> > 
> >          Please respond to
> >      "Apache AXIS C User List"
> > 
> > 
> >                To
> > 
> > Apache AXIS C
> > User List
> > <axis-c-user@ws.apache.org>
> > 
> >                cc
> > 
> >  
> > 
> >           Subject
> > 
> > Axis C++ 1.5
> > linux build
> > broken
> > 
> > 
> >  
> > 
> >  
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > When running automake with this release, I get:
> > 
> > samples/server/Makefile.am:1: required directory
> > samples/server/interoptests does not exist
> > samples/server/Makefile.am:1: required directory samples/server/simple
> > does not exist
> > tests/Makefile.am:1: required directory tests/server does not exist
> > 
> > Which appears to cause (or at least be related to) the following error
> > during configure:
> > 
> > config.status: creating src/xml/tspp/Makefile
> > config.status: creating samples/Makefile
> > config.status: error: cannot find input file: samples/Makefile.in
> > 
> > Building with --enable-samples=no and removing all "samples/" lines
> > from
> > configure.ac and removing @SAMPLESBUILD@, @TESTCASESBUILD@, and
> > deploy_interoptests.sh from the main Makefile.am gets around this
> > problem, (at least it builds, I'm still testing it) but it's far from
> > ideal. (I can't test my installation beyond seeing if the server
> > starts)
> > 
> > What's up? It seems a bit strange to promote a release from 'alpha'
> > (which at least configured) to 'final' with these problems... Or am I
> > doing something *really* wrong? :-/
> > 
> > -- 
> > Simon Detheridge
> > SEN Developer, Widgit Software
> > 
> > 
-- 
Samisa Abeysinghe <sabeysinghe@virtusa.com>
Virtusa Corporation

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