[AG-TECH] Building failure - strange behaviour with pyGlobus
joseph at cs.usyd.edu.au
Mon Sep 6 18:29:01 CDT 2004
This seems to be the solution, however I can't test it today and I will
leave soon. But I will upgrade the documentation and tell Steve who will
continue this work.
Thanks a lot for your answers.
On Mon, 06 Sep 2004 10:58:48 -0500, Thomas D. Uram <turam at mcs.anl.gov>
> You're right, it likely has to do with the change in flavor. Lately
> I've come to understand that we should only be using debug-built globus,
> hence the change to gcc32dbgpthr.
> Joseph: If you build globus with flavor gcc32dbgpthr, are these
> problems resolved for you?
> Chris Willing wrote:
>> On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 15:34, Joseph wrote:
>>> In fact, since the Beta2 release, my build isn't working anymore. The
>>> pyGlobus module isn't build. In my build output, I find a lot of :
>>> "Building pyGlobus
>>> Checking for which modules to build
>>> Checking the util module
>>> Missing dependency to build the util package.
>>> This package is required to build all of pyGlobus.
>>> The following is the error message from globus-makefile-header.
>>> ('No packages were found that matched your query!\n',)
>>> Now exiting from the build."
>>> And so on, then
>>> "ImportError: No module named pyGlobus"
>>> Nothing had changed between the Beta1 and the Beta2 on my pc, so I
>>> filed a bug report but apparently it wasn't one, the trouble should
>>> be with my installation of environment variables.
>> I believe this is due to a change in packaging/BuildPythonModules.py,
>> which the value of the flavor argument when building pyGlobus for linux
>> has recently changed from 'gcc32pthr' to 'gcc32dbgpthr' (at line 71).
>> Reverting to
>> flavor = 'gcc32pthr'
>> allows a build to complete and allows the post installation script
>> AccessGrid-Postinstall.py to complete without error. It also allows
>> certmgr.py to run again, so I suspect it will allow VenueClient to run
>> again too (all of these previously had the same run time error about
>> lack of pyGlobus), but I'm currently not anywhere I can test that till
>> tomorrow morning.
>> Still, I guess there was some reason to change flavor's value from
>> 'gcc32pthr' to 'gcc32dbgpthr', which a reversion won't help.
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