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From Ian C <...@amham.net>
Subject Re: Built
Date Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:04:36 GMT
On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 5:54 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Ian C <ian@amham.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi Gabriela,
> >
> > that is good. My build was done of Fedora, but an Ubuntu build should be
> > the same. Maybe change the heading to Linux?
>
> I recommend making 2 instruction sets, there seems to be slight
> differences.
>
> >
> > I think the dependent libs required are just the devel versions, not
> both?
> >
> > And on Ubuntu a user would install them via the command "sudo apt-get
> > install xxx"  and on Fedora via "sudo yum install xxx
> >
> > I also think the section under Automated Testing needs attention
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Corinthia/Automated+testing
> >
> > And somewhere we need a quick note on how to run and convert a document.
> >
> > I still do not know how/if I can generate and ODF document,
>
> no the odf filter is not finished.
>
> >
> > Thanks for your update. I would edit the page myself, I have a cwiki
> > account, but do not seem to have edit rights?
>
> give me your cwiki account and I will give you karna
>

Hi Jan,

User name is simply Ian

Cheers,


>
> rgds
> jan i
>
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:18 AM, Gabriela Gibson <
> > gabriela.gibson@gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I used Peter's previous reply to me to update the build instructions
> > here:
> > >
> > >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Corinthia/Build+instructions
> > >
> > > I can't check it (since a virtual box will not run very well on my
> little
> > > machine), but in theory, this should be correct, or, at least a little
> > > closer to what we have currently.
> > >
> > > Ian, does this match your experience?
> > >
> > > G
> > >
> > > On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 4:46 AM, Ian C <ian@amham.net <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Thanks Peter,
> > > >
> > > > I can see that the tests pass now.
> > > >
> > > > And dfconvert does not handle odf documents yet? What is the progress
> > > with
> > > > that?
> > > >
> > > > I can at least help test that if there is any progress there. If not
> I
> > > may
> > > > try and start something.
> > > > All pointers accepted. Contact me directly if you wish.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > >
> > > > Ian
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 2:00 AM, Peter Kelly <pmkelly@apache.org
> > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi Ian - unfortunately the documentation is out of date; something
> we
> > > > need
> > > > > to fix. Sorry about that.
> > > > >
> > > > > Most stuff has been moved out of dfutil now, and there’s two new
> > > programs
> > > > > called dfconvert and dftest.
> > > > >
> > > > > For dfconvert, run it without arguments and will give you
> > instructions.
> > > > >
> > > > > For dftest, give it a single command-line argument pointing to the
> > root
> > > > of
> > > > > the repository, and it will find all the test cases and run them.
> > > There’s
> > > > > no longer a separate “tests” directory; we’ve split the code
up
> into
> > > > > different modules (e.g. Core, OOXML, etc.) and each has it’s own
> test
> > > > > directory. dftest searches through all the directories recursively
> to
> > > > find
> > > > > the necessary files.
> > > > >
> > > > > —
> > > > > Dr Peter M. Kelly
> > > > > pmkelly@apache.org <javascript:;>
> > > > >
> > > > > PGP key: http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key <
> > > > http://www.kellypmk.net/pgp-key>
> > > > > (fingerprint 5435 6718 59F0 DD1F BFA0 5E46 2523 BAA1 44AE 2966)
> > > > >
> > > > > > On 9 Apr 2015, at 6:22 pm, Ian C <ian@amham.net <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hi All,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > after upgrading my system (now Fedora 21) I have been able to
> build
> > > > > > Corinthia.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > A couple of points
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I had to clone it from github, the Apache links did not work,
> > neither
> > > > of
> > > > > > those mentioned on the top level page.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Build instructions...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > We need to make it explicit that the development packages for
> > libxml2
> > > > and
> > > > > > SDL2lib are required.
> > > > > > Oh and SDL2_image as well.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Once I had those the build went ok.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The documentation then says run
> > > > > >
> > > > > > dfutil -test $DOCFORMATS_DIR/tests to run some automatic tests.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > There is no tests directory. I see a bunch under the Editor
> > > directory.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Anyway I tried to convert some documents with dfutil.  Which
> didn't
> > > > seem
> > > > > to
> > > > > > work.
> > > > > > (and as part of the instructions we need to explain that dfutil
> etc
> > > > need
> > > > > to
> > > > > > be in the PATH or run via a direct path)
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I created a trivial html.
> > > > > > And was able to generate a docx. However only via dfconvert
> > > create....
> > > > > > dfutil didn't work for me.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I was able to run dfutil and get a plain text/xml dump of the
> docx.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I can open the docx in Caligra and see my content.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I don't seem to have as much time as I hoped but will still
keep
> an
> > > eye
> > > > > out
> > > > > > and chip in if and when...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > At least I have something running now.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ian C
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Cheers,
> > > >
> > > > Ian C
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Visit my Coding Diary: http://gabriela-gibson.blogspot.com/
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Ian C
> >
>
>
> --
> Sent from My iPad, sorry for any misspellings.
>



-- 
Cheers,

Ian C

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