Hello list ftbfs of libgdchart-gd2

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 23 12:41:12 BST 2010

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Fabrice Coutadeur
<coutadeurf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bhavani,
> According to the Debian bug, it seems that it was a bug in cdbs that
> got fixed in latest cdbs. Looking at the changelog of cdbs, you can
> see this comment:
> "   * Fix ensure makefile-vars.mk is usable without makefile.mk: add
>     simpler fallback for cdbs_make_curbuilddir.
>     Closes: bug#596950. Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum and others."
> and the rules file of libgdchart-gd2 contains an include of
> makefile-vars.mk but no include of makefile.mk, so it seems to be the
> root cause of the FTBFS.
> You then have 2 options:
> - fix cdbs
> - fix libgdchart-gd2 by either include makefile.mk or defining the
> missing variable
> I think that the second choice is less intrusive, but if cdbs is
> broken in some cases, I think it's worth fixing it.

Thanks fabrice! It built on my i386 system now after including
makefile.mk. Now test building amd64 version Will upload a fixed
version tonight or tomorrow early morning

Thanks for the help


Bhavani Shankar.R
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