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From jan iversen <>
Subject Re: svn update, simple question.
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:02:47 GMT
On 25 October 2012 13:03, Herbert Duerr <> wrote:

> Hi Jan,
> On 25.10.2012 11:09, jan iversen wrote:
>> Now I know what I did wrong, I did run configure again but not in a new
>> shell (forgot the environment variables).
> Good. Do you happen to know which environment variables were the problem
> in this case? It would be great to have a mechanism that avoided this
> source of confusion but cleaning up such environment variables. AFAIK most
> of them are supposed to be unset in the script written by the bootstrap
> step.

Yes at least I know one "CC", I had for experimental use changed it to a
different compiler, and configure used it for the Linux script.

I will check next time to see if there are others.

>  I think the real hazzle is to understand the process, once you get the
>> initial build done and understand a bit about the build/makefiles it is
>> pretty clean.
>> I worked in another project, where the build required you to open 3
>> shells,
>> and start different commands at different stages, that was challenging
>> compared to this :-)
> Wow, that tops the complexity of the AOO build experience quite a bit. For
> an open-source project I'm afraid we're still way too challenging,
> especially since the project was disrupted in the transition from the
> classic OOo build system to a gnumake based system.
> Herbert

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