[collectd] Trouble building collectd on RHEL7
kosak at google.com
Fri Feb 6 00:19:58 CET 2015
BEAUTIFUL. With libtool-ltdl-devel and perl-devel I'm able to build it.
PS The reason I'm building from source is that I aspire to contribute to
On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 4:47 PM, Eric Sandeen <sandeen at sandeen.net> wrote:
> On 2/5/15 3:25 PM, Corey Kosak wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > Apologies if I'm posting to the wrong place.
> > I've been trying to build collectd from source on a fresh RedHat 7 VM
> and I've been having a lot of problems. I'm probably doing something dumb.
> Is there a recipe for doing so?
> Just FWIW, pretty sure collectd *is* in EPEL. But if you need to build
> from source ...
> > These are the steps I took and what went wrong:
> > 1. Create a fresh RH7 VM on Amazon Web Services (Red Hat Enterprise
> Linux 7.0 (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-a8d369c0)
> > 2. *sudo yum -y update && sudo yum -y install git gitk autoconf
> automake flex bison gcc libtool libtool-ltdl*
> > 3. **git clone https://github.com/collectd/collectd.git&& cd collectd*
> > *
> > 4. ./build.sh
> > 1. This results in the error message "WARNING: `yacc' not found!
> Please make sure that `yacc' is installed and is in one of the directories
> listed in the PATH environment variable."
> > 5. edit build.sh to change the string "yacc" to "bison"
> the byacc package provides a yacc binary...
> oh, but whoops:
> YACC parser.c
> byacc: e - line 77 of "/root/collectd/src/liboconfig/parser.y", syntax
> Ok, yeah, bison seems fine :)
> > 6. ./build.sh
> > The last step prints the following:
> > + autoheader
> > + aclocal
> > configure.ac:3988 <http://configure.ac:3988>: warning: macro
> 'AM_PATH_GLIB_2_0' not found in library
> > + libtoolize --ltdl --copy --force
> > libtoolize: putting auxiliary files in AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR,
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/compile'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/config.guess'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/config.sub'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/depcomp'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/install-sh'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/missing'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/config/ltmain.sh'
> > libtoolize: putting macros in AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR, `libltdl/m4'.
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/argz.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/libtool.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/ltdl.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/ltoptions.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/ltsugar.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/ltversion.m4'
> > libtoolize: copying file `libltdl/m4/lt~obsolete.m4'
> > libtoolize: putting libltdl files in LT_CONFIG_LTDL_DIR, `libltdl'.
> > libtoolize: `COPYING.LIB' not found in `/usr/share/libtool/libltdl'
> try installing libtool-ltdl-devel, not sure if you have it, but
> that's what provides the file it's looking for.
> With that I can build on my rhel7 box (after the bison build.sh edit)
> > ... and then stops. I was assuming that this process would generate a
> > "configure" script that I could run. However it did not. Should I
> > expect this to build on RHEL7, and if so, does anyone have a recipe
> > for doing so?
> > Thanks in advance for any advice / help.
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