GDM install error

v4mpire at chaoticnetworks.com v4mpire at chaoticnetworks.com
Tue Dec 2 17:05:12 PST 2008


>> well between log from make and log from make install the only part that
>> mentions gdm-de.omf is part of the origional post i made
>
>  Just to avoid the obvious - you said you installed scrollkeeper.
> Did you rebuild gnome-doc-utils after that ?
>
>  I don't see how make would avoid going into docs/de.  When it gets
> there, even in Makefile.in it has
>
> omffile = gdm-de.omf
>
>  and then a bit later
>
> omf: omf_timestamp
>
> omf_timestamp: $(omffile)
>         -for file in $(omffile); do \
>           scrollkeeper-preinstall $(docdir)/$(docname).xml
> $(srcdir)/$$file $$file.out; \
>         done; \
>         touch omf_timestamp
>
>  : the filename (gdm-de.omf) and the invocation of
> scrollkeeper-preinstall are hard-coded, so it isn't one of those
> cases where a missing program causes the Makefile to end up being
> garbled.
>
>  Are you using freshly untarred source each time ?  I _think_ that
> if scrollkeeper-preinstall is not found, the command 'touch
> omf_timestamp' will still be executed.
>
>  If none of that has solved it, go into a freshly untarred gdm, and
> cd to docs/de.  Run
>
> scrollkeeper-preinstall /usr/share/gnome/help/gdm/de/gdm.xml \
> ./gdm-de.omf ./gdm-de.omf.out ; echo $?
>
>  Is the status 0 ?  Do you get any error messages ?
>
> ĸen
> --
> das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
>

going into the dir like you said and running that command it runs fine and
returns 0 so does this mean for some strange reason its not running it as
it should from make/make install ?





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