[kde-solaris] what have i done wrong?
fool at cs.utexas.edu
Mon Jan 24 17:34:17 CET 2005
so, i spent the last 2 weeks building kde-3.3.2 and all of its
dependencies with gcc on solaris. unfortunately, it thoroughly
fails to work--i get a ton of crashes, segfaults, and just plain
dysfunction. starting up a kde session (via startx), kdeinit kind
of works, in that my x session doesn't fall back to a console
prompt, but kde doesn't start--tons of debugging output fly by
including notification of lots of crashes. running "konsole"
from a non-kde session segfaults. and so forth. so before i
start pestering you with pages of debug output and backtraces,
i thought i'd do a sanity check on my environment in case there
are some gotchas i should be aware of.
solaris 9 / sparc (all ultras of varying ages--makes no
big difference which machine i run on, the one that compiled or
another slower one), fairly well-patched.
gcc-3.4.3 using gnu bintuils 126.96.36.199 (as/ld)
built in a self-contained tree with all needed prerequisite libraries:
the only libraries outside of its tree that it is using are things like
libX11, libGL and friends from /usr/openwin/lib and libc/libm and friends
so do you see anything there that should create such catastrophic failure?
strangely it worked ever so slightly much better when i had my linker
misconfigured to pick up other libraries that are built (invariably old
to ancient versions) in /usr/local/lib. it still wouldn't really run a
functional session but the splash screen worked and i could get through
initial desktop setup before kwin decided not to run.
thanks in advance for any advice you might have!
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