[pulseaudio-discuss] ORC buildsystem problems

Arun Raghavan arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Mon May 2 20:09:12 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-05-02 at 11:52 +0200, Maarten Bosmans wrote:
> Recently, I encountered some problems when enabling orc in some less
> usual situations.
> When compiling with --enable-orc from a tarball generated from a
> --disable-orc configured tree, the following error occurs.
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `pulsecore/svolume-orc-gen.c',
> needed by `all'.  Stop
> I haven't really looked at a solution. Perhaps the nodist_ prefix for
> some files inside if HAVE_ORC in src/Makefile.am should be dropped?
> May be Colin needs to do his make distchecks with this situation, in
> order to catch it earlier.

There should not be a dist'ed tarball without those generated files.
Whether they are used or not is a configure-time option, then.

> Secondly, there is a problem when cross-compiling. The pkg-config
> check for ORC is used to find the usual include files and linking
> flags, but also to find the location of orcc. This is a problem,
> because when configure is run with the correct configuration, such
> that pkg-config finds the host package, it also finds the host orcc
> (in the case of my mingw32 test, it finds orcc.exe), which is of
> course useless in the build environment.

Why is it useless in your environment? The files generated by orcc are


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