Re: Packaging skaware for Guix

From: 韋嘉誠 <Claes>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:52:59 +0200

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 1:39 PM, Claes Wallin (韋嘉誠)
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Laurent Bercot <> wrote:

>>> For me execline fails to build from source because -lskarnet is listed
>>> as a dependency instead of in EXTRA_LIBS.

[ . . . ]

>> -lskarnet works as a dependency because GNU make will translate it
>> to libskarnet.a or depending on what you have and the
>> configure options you've given. Are you using GNU make 4.0 or later ?

[ . . . ]

>> Bear in mind that libskarnet.a is installed in /usr/lib/skalibs/
>> by default, and if you change anything in the execline config, it
>> may not find it without the proper --with-libdir option.

I tried explicit --with-lib and that helped. I will see if giving
skalibs --libdir=.../lib will help too. Directory namespacing is less
necessary the way guix handles packages.

>>> I'm surprised nobody else seems to be having this problem. In
>>> particular, the Nix definition is just a plain build from source and
>>> apparently Just Works. What am I missing?
>> I don't know, but your error messages will tell. :)
> I will try with the explicit --with-lib and see if that deconfuses make.

As said above, it did. I am still confused, though. :-)
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