libtool: link: only absolute run-paths are allowed

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Feb 27 11:43:39 CST 2003

"Gansser, Martin" <MGansser at> writes:

> Hi Derek,
> I reconfigred now the whole sofware components
> g-wrap-1.3.4 and guile-1.6.0
> #!/bin/csh -f
> #
> setenv LDFLAGS "-L/opt/gnome/lib"
> setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH "/opt/gnome/lib"
> gmake distclean
> rm config.cache
> rm libtool
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/gnucash --with-glib-prefix=/opt/gnome \
>             --with-gnome-includes=/opt/gnome/include \
>             --with-gnome-libs=/opt/gnome/lib \
>             --with-g-wrap-prefix=/usr/local \
>             --disable-error-on-warning \
>             --disable-openhbcitest \
>             --enable-opt-style-install \
>             --enable-shared \
>             --disable-static \
>             --disable-guppi
> gmake && gmake install
> gnucash-1.8.1 compiles and installs now fine with shared library, but fails
> at startup with the following error messages:

Excellent!!  I'm glad you were able to work around this problem.

> prounix_root:/opt/gnucash/bin # ./gnucash
> <unnamed port>: In procedure scm-error in expression (scm-error (quote misc-error) #f ...):
> <unnamed port>: Loaded gnucash srfi-2.scm in unknown Guile version:1.6.0.
> If you're running a Guile newer than 1.4, then this file should
> not have been installed.  Please report the bug.
> any suggestion ?

Yea, you need to 'rm -rf' the old install of GnuCash and then "gmake
install" again.  The problem is that you built GnuCash against
guile-1.4.  When you did so, it determined that it needed to install
some srfi (scheme) libraries.  Those libraries are not necessary for
guile-1.6, and indeed (as you have found) cause an error if they are
installed with guile-1.6.

So, basically, go remove the 'srfi' files from the gnucash scheme
library directory in your install tree and it should fix this problem.

> thanks Martin
> PS: there is a Problem with the Mailinglist, not reachable !

Yea -- I've contacted Linas about it.


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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