Re: compiling from source

Subject: Re: compiling from source
From: Sam TH (
Date: Mon May 21 2001 - 20:13:17 CDT

On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 05:26:38PM -0600, Simmon Keith wrote:
> If this question is more appropriate to the development list, I'll repost it
> there.
> Does anyone have any basic tips on compiling AbiWord from source code (on a
> debian system)? I tried compiling from the upstream sources available on the
> webpage. That compiled for about 10 minutes before ending with some error
> messages I couldn't resolve.
> So I tried the sources from 'apt-get source abiword'. That compiles for about
> 2 minutes before ending with some different errors I can't resolve.
> Before I go into detail about the specific error messages I recieved, does
> anyone have any basic advice/rule-of-thumb for getting it to work?

First, I reccomend using CVS source (you can get a tarball of that at Second, it compiles for me fine on debian
unstable, so I can't give you any general hints.
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