[Liboil] Building on Powerpc

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Tue Nov 13 00:07:15 PST 2007

On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 02:26:10PM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> I'm running LTSP and I have old Bondi iMacs, and also newer G4 iBooks.
> LTSP-5 uses Pulseaudio.
> Trying to start Pulseaudio I get a segfault and a gdb backtrace shows
> a problem in liboil (sorry, don't have the exact trace here).
> So, it was recommended to build libio without altivec.
> I'm building the library as a Ubuntu package.  I edited configure.ac
> and removed the three lines or so that had to do with alvitec.
> But, when building html I run out of memory (I have to build on a
> powerpc thin client).
> First, does it seem sane that altivec might be a problem on this older
> powerpc?

Not that I know of.  Please file a bug with a stack trace.  Better
yet, try compiling CVS, since there have been some powerpc fixes.

> Second, how can I modify to avoid building the docs?

./configure --disable-gtk-doc


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