[openbeos] Re: Some build problems on my computer

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 10:24:19 +0200

On 2006-05-05 at 03:43:06 [+0200], Greg Crain <gsc70@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I haven't been able to build Haiku on my computer in ages.  I have all
> the tools that are listed in the Developer section of the website.
> gcc version 2.95.3-beos-041202, w/ the optional stuff
> Jam 2.5rc3. OS=BEOS. Copyright 1993-2002 Christopher Seiwald.
> rc
> ran
> ./configure --target=haiku
> jam -q haiku-image
> it compiles for a little while, but it always aborts with a:
> MergeObjectFromObjects1 actions too long (max 10240)!
> Even a 'jam Pulse'  gives the error.
> So, I recently did a completely clean install of BeOS Pro 5.0.3 on a
> different computer, all the build tools, and did a fresh checkout.
> Same thing.   I even tried on Zeta, same thing.

You need to build the included jam from source and place it in your bin. I 
think it is in src/tools/jam, but I could be confused. See the mail archive 
in that case, because this one has come up earlier.

> 2nd problem I have, unrelated.  My computer had 768MB memory and a
> 128MB video card.  It seemed to run okay, but it would KDL in the
> middle of a checkout.  Can't clone area, or something like that  (When
> I lowered the memory to 512MB,  it worked okay.).    I tried to delete
> the incomplete directory, but now I have folders that I cannot delete.
> They are stuck in the trash.   Nothing I tried will delete them.  No
> luck.

open a Terminal and type (be CAREFUL)!

cd Desktop/Trash
forcerm *

Hope this helps + best regards,

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