jhbuild fails to work

Benjamin Close Benjamin.Close at clearchain.com
Thu Sep 25 01:19:04 PDT 2008

Joel Feiner wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 07:38:15PM -0400, Joel Feiner wrote:
>>> I can no longer use jhbuild to build the tree because it complains of
>>> missing modules.  It was working as of last week, but something changed
>>> since then (don't know what) and now I get a message like this every
>>> time I try to build anything with it:
>>> jhbuild build: dependent module "xorg-fonts" not found
>>> Usage: jhbuild [ -f config ] command [ options ... ]
>>> The module is sometimes different (for the xserver, for example, I got
>>> libXxf86fixes).
>>> I svn up'ed the jhbuild source and reinstalled it.  No luck.  Any ideas
>>> what could be going wrong here?
>> Oops, my bad, sorry.  If you run git pull on util/modular, it should
>> work fine now.
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
> I didn't have a util/modular checked out (jhbuild never had to check
> that out).  I did check it out, and I also copied *.modules from there
> into my jhbuild directory and reinstalled it from there, but no luck.
> Do I just have my jhbuild set up incorrectly altogether?
> Right now, I have a jhbuild directory in my home directory and a
> modular-jhbuildrc above that directory.  The source tree is in
> /usr/local/src and the install tree is in /usr/local/xorg.  The only
> thing that was previously checked out in util/ was macro
Looks like there were a few missed dependencies in the recent module 
clean up. These should now be fixed, give that a shot.


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