[GTG] Re: [ITP] snownews-1.5.7 -- Text mode RSS/RDF newsreader

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Thu Nov 29 20:05:00 GMT 2007

On 29 November 2007 19:06, Jari Aalto wrote:

> * Thu 2007-11-29 Dave Korn
>> On 29 November 2007 18:42, Jari Aalto wrote:
>>>  "This program does for RSS feeds what lynx does for web-browsing",
>>>> perhaps?
>>> Fixed,
>> Yep, ...
>> ... but that's not it!  Heh, the perils of maintaining about a million
>> packages at once :-)
> I must have been blind while copying the links from the terminal. Right,
> now then:
>   wget        \
>     http://cygwin.cante.net/snownews/snownews-1.5.7-1-src.tar.bz2 \
>     http://cygwin.cante.net/snownews/snownews-1.5.7-1.tar.bz2 \
>     http://cygwin.cante.net/snownews/setup.hint

  Yep, I already checked back to your ITP and found them.  Packaging looks
good, setup.hint reads well, but I had a problem building it:

gcc -Wall -Wno-format-y2k -O2 -DLOCALEPATH="\"/usr/share/locale\""
_NT-5.1\" `xml2-config --cflags`   -DSTATIC_CONST_ICONV   -c -o
gcc -Wall -Wno-format-y2k -O2 -DLOCALEPATH="\"/usr/share/locale\""
_NT-5.1\" `xml2-config --cflags`   -DSTATIC_CONST_ICONV   -c -o support.o
gcc main.o netio.o interface.o xmlparse.o updatecheck.o conversions.o dialog.o
i-support.o categories.o about.o cookies.o setup.o net-support.o digcalc.o
 filters.o io-internal.o os-support.o zlib_interface.o support.o -o snownews
curses `xml2-config --libs`   -lintl -liconv
conversions.o:conversions.c:(.text+0x5d): undefined reference to `_iconv_open'
conversions.o:conversions.c:(.text+0x9b): undefined reference to `_iconv'
conversions.o:conversions.c:(.text+0xac): undefined reference to
conversions.o:conversions.c:(.text+0xc5): undefined reference to
Info: resolving _stdscr by linking to __imp__stdscr (auto-import)
Info: resolving _COLS by linking to __imp__COLS (auto-import)
Info: resolving _LINES by linking to __imp__LINES (auto-import)
Info: resolving _xmlFree by linking to __imp__xmlFree (auto-import)
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [snownews] Error 1
There was an error. Run [finish] (y/N) n
... remove the SRC directory when ready
./snownews-1.5.7-1.sh.CygbuildCommandMain: [FATAL] status is 2.

  I don't know why this happens; I appear to have a valid libiconv link lib
installed.  I won't have any spare time to investigate today, I'm afraid.

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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