hal-cvs-3.0 fails to compile

Kathy Wills kathywills at brannanorwills.com
Mon Jun 7 02:48:33 PDT 2004

Pat Suwalski wrote:

> Kathy Wills wrote:
>> I use gentoo linux. This morning there was an update to hal-cvs-3.0. 
>> It fails to compile and install for me. Here is the error and my 
>> emerge info:
> Hi Kathy,
> I'm using Gentoo with a very similar portage configuration. I don't 
> get build errors like that.
> You might be interested to know that the line at which it fails is the 
> last line of the file. This is generally an indication of problems 
> elsewhere. You should look through the output of the whole compile 
> process and see if there were any major warnings or errors that 'make' 
> didn't catch along the way.
These are the only things that I found by being able to watch it try to 


You should add the contents of `/usr/share/aclocal/libtool.m4' to 

Then farther on down are these warnings:

hald_marshal.c:58: warning: no previous declaration for 
hald_marshal.c:99: warning: no previous declaration for 
hald_marshal.c:136: warning: no previous declaration for 
hald_marshal.c:177: warning: no previous declaration for 
source='device.c' object='device.o' libtool=no \

Then it ends with:

hald_conf.c: In function `hald_read_conf_file':
hald_conf.c:218: error: label at end of compound statement
make[3]: *** [hald_conf.o] Error 1


Kathy Wills

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