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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Building Harmony on Ubuntu 7.10
Date Sat, 29 Mar 2008 20:49:32 GMT
Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x416 day of Apache Harmony Senaka Fernando wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Thanks to the valuable discussions on this list I was able to successfully
>> build Harmony on Ubuntu 7.10 in less than a day. Below are some of my
>> experiences.
>>
>> 1. Requirement of ant-optional
> 
> is this one really necessary? I do not have it installed and see no
> problem on Ubuntu 6, did not try on 7-10 yet. What is the error
> message?
> 
>> 2. Requirement of setting ANT_OPTS even on Ubuntu
>> 3. Xerces distribution at given download target is faulty
>> 4. Need to separately checkout log4cxx
>> 5. Need to install package libxtst-dev
> 
> updated it on the website, in prerequisites, expect the update to take
> effect soon.
> 
> everyone: I think, it is nice to put the link to DevConfiguration
> howtos from the Getting Started For Contributors [1]. Or move the wiki
> to separate page(s). What is better?

Add a link to the wiki from [1] -- it's better that everyone can easily 
contribute to that body of knowledge.

Regards,
Tim

>> Also, some methods discussed on the list weren't required (ex:- soft links
>> for libXtst). In addition to that I noticed a number of warnings when
>> building C/C++ source.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Senaka
> 
> [1] http://harmony.apache.org/quickhelp_contributors.html
> 

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