ubuntu for novices (NetworkManager)

Ivo Marino eim at mentors.debian.net
Thu Nov 11 22:49:57 UTC 2004


On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 23:40 +0100, Ivo Marino wrote:

> The only problem ist: There are only packages for i386, nothing for
> PowerPC. So I've just apt-get'ted the source packages trying to rebuild
> the while network-manager-gnome on powerpc. Hope it will build.
> 
And of course: It won't, mmmh.

I receive this error during an dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc:

	checking for iwlib.h... yes
	checking for iw_scan in -liw... no
	configure: error: wireless-tools 27.pre23 not installed or not
                   functional
	make: *** [config.status] Error 1

Any suggestions on how to rebuild the network-manager-gnome package on a
powerpc warty system? I've, of course, first done an apt-get buil-deps
network-manager-gnome to get the required build stuff.

Regards,

 I.

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