Can't compile from source, i18npool project segfaults with parallel build

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at
Fri Mar 16 03:12:42 PDT 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 4:44 AM, Thorsten Behrens
<thb at> wrote:
> uh.linux at wrote:
>> I'm trying to build LibreOffce 3.5 and 3.5.1 from source, but build always
>> failed with i18npool project. I'm using parallel build. Same build script
>> compiles 3.4.5 and older versions. Tested with x86 and x86_64 machine. GCC
>> 4.5.2. Making with -j1 in i18npool wokks, but automatic building
>> whole suite
>> with -j1 takes very long time. Can anybody confirm this? What additional
>> information is needed?
> Hi there,
> please provide more information on the specific failure. From your
> description, it seems you might hit a gnumake bug - what is your
> gnumake version?
> You might want to try a self-built make:
>  git clone git://
>  cd dev-tools/make-3.82-gbuild
>  ./configure && make
> and then in your build shell
>  export GNUMAKE=<path/to/your/selfbuild/make>

An alternative is

./configure --prefix=/opt/lo && make
sudo make install

then there is no need to export GNUMAKE since lo's configure will
search /opt/lo/bin for make


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