Talk:Compilation on Linux
(cleanup of items which are now in article, added barrys GL problems)
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 Subversion development version 1545 Boost error?
I'm running into problems with the latest SVN code (1545). When doing "make", I get this error. It's something to do with the Boost library, but I can't resolve it.
stelmodule.h: In member function ‘ValueType StelModule::getProperty(const std::string&)’: stelmodule.h:106: error: no matching function for call to ‘StelModule::propertyAccessor::get() const’
./configure --with-boost=./configure --with-boost=/usr/local/include/boost/
but on "make" I still run into the same error. Fabien has added a macro to seek the boost library on configure, but the error remains.
A file of "mkinstalldirs" is included in 0.8.2 tar ball. I think that it only have to be copied for svn version. And in Ubnutu 6.10, directory which exist "mkinstalldirs" is
/usr/share/automake-1.9/.--Sigma 02:46, 7 February 2007 (PST)
 Barry's GL file problems on Ubuntu
- gl.h and glext.h need to be present in /usr/include/GL. On one install this was missing, and for some reason the package which provides them - mesa-common-dev - mysteriously didn't. In this case, fetching the source with "apt-get source mesa-common-dev" and manually copying the files worked. A bug in the original mesa driver files gave some display problems. down loading the mesalib-6.5.2.tar from www.mesa3d.org, recompiling and installing the libraries also removed the problem.
- If trouble is experienced in installing the libboost-thread-dev and libboost-filesystem-dev, they are held in the universe repository. Enable this repository in the Synaptic package manager - settings menu-repositories.