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Re: problem building udunits

Don Murray <address@hidden>

Thanks for reporting this.  It'll be in the next release.

Steve Emmerson

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Date:    Thu, 09 Dec 2004 08:39:40 -0700
From:    Don Murray <address@hidden>To:      Steve Emmerson <address@hidden
cc:      address@hidden
Subject: Re: problem building udunits


Steve Emmerson wrote:

> The CPPFLAGS macro must be set before the configure script is executed.
> Try the following:
>     1.  Go to the top-level source-directory.
>     2.  Execute the command "make distclean".
>     3.  Set you environment variable as before.
>     4.  Ensure that the CPPFLAGS environment variable contains the
>       string "-Df2cFortran".
>     5.  Execute the configure script.
>     6.  Execute the command "make"
>     7.  Execute the command "make install".

The problem is that I was using the INSTALL document on the
web which is out of date:


It listed the flags for Linux as:

     linux_2.0-i586 (Sunshine):
        PERL=/usr/bin/perl              # version 5.003 with EMBED

The distribution INSTALL file (version 1.12.3 from the CD from
the workshop) shows:

     linux_2.4-i686 (Daffy):
         CPPFLAGS='-DNDEBUG -Df2cFortran'
         CFLAGS='-O -fno-builtin'

The Web docs should be updated to be in sync with the release.

Also, as I mentioned, the INSTALL file does not (that I could
find) include any mention that you may need superuser priveliges
to install the PERL module.

Don Murray                               UCAR Unidata Program
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