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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [build][doc] building on Debian
Date Wed, 17 Jan 2007 20:35:50 GMT

On 17 January 2007 at 21:07, "Morozova, Nadezhda" <nadezhda.morozova@intel.com> wrote:
> Alexei,
> Great to hear about another achievement of our team!
> Do you think the difficulties you report are permanent or relatively
> temporary? If this is persistent, we can amend the 'Getting Started'
> file; otherwise, I suggest that you add this info to our Wiki
> troubleshooting pages. What do you say?

2) sounds permanent - perhaps Alexei Fedotov can provide more details

3) is relatively temporary as I think we've agreed to use versioned
libraries or at least try to load them first.

-Mark.

> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Alexei Zakharov [mailto:alexei.zakharov@gmail.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 9:03 PM
> >To: dev@harmony.apache.org
> >Subject: [build][doc] building on Debian
> >
> >Hi all,
> >
> >I gratefully like to announce that I was successful in building and
> >running Harmony on newly installed Debian stable Linux system. As far
> >as I remember nobody has tried to build on Debian before (I may be
> >wrong of course).
> >
> >However there were some tricks I'd like to share.
> >1. I was able to build both classlib and DRLVM without any problems
> >with our "getting started for contributors" page and default Debian
> >package set.
> >2. However, DRLVM completely rejected to run after step 1. Even
> >HelloWorld crashed. The problem was that the kernel I was using wasn't
> >fresh enough - big thanks to Alexei Fedotov for pointing this out. So
> >I've switched from version 2.4.27 to 2.6.8 and this brings DRLVM back
> >to life.
> >3. After step 2 everything was almost fine. Except for the graphics.
> >Almost all Swing & AWT tests fail because it fails to load
> >org.apache.harmony.awt.wtk.linux.LinuxWindowFactory. I've spent some
> >time investigating this. The correct sequence of actions was
> >su
> >cd /usr/X11R6/lib
> >ln -sf libXmu.so.6 libXmu.so
> >ln -sf libXtst.so.6 libXtst.so
> >ldconfig
> >exit
> >
> >Now everything is fine. I believe that the information from steps (2)
> >and (3) may help others to setup Harmony quickly. Probably it is not a
> >bad idea to put it somewhere on our site.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >--
> >Alexei Zakharov,
> >Intel ESSD
> 





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