Fix for getting libxml2 compiled!
On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 5:42 PM, "Roland Häder" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I finally got libxml2 compiled, first I had to do this:
> # emerge expat
> # emerge python
> # cd /usr/portage/dev-lang/python/
> # emerge python-2.7.3-r2.ebuild
> # cd -
> This makes sure that libexpat is there. Now the package is still not compiling because of a missing .so file, see this:
> # cd /usr/lib/python2.7/xml/parsers/
> # ln -sf /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/_xmlplus/parsers/pyexpat.so .
> If I don't do this a python script in /var/tmp/portage/dev-libs/libxml2-2.8.0_rc1/work/libxml2-2.8.0/python-2.7/ called generate.py (you have to call this python2.7 ./generate.py) will fail.
> Hope this saves someones endless hours.
> PS: There are a lot warnings compiling libxml2, you may want to fix them.
> I have used this to build libxml2: (temporary)
> USE="-ipv6 readline -debug -doc -examples -icu lzma python -static-libs -test"
Weird, I'm on 2.8.0-r1 and didn't have to do any hoop jumping to get
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