Error during phase configure of gtk+

reubano reubano at
Mon Feb 27 09:53:45 EST 2012

John Ralls-2 wrote
> On Feb 25, 2012, at 1:02 PM, reubano wrote:
>> John Ralls-2 wrote
>> I have limited access to a fast internet connection and wanted to build
>> all
>> the other modules that didn't depend on gtk+. Should I not do that?
> You can; you want to use --no-poison (as in jhbuild build --no-poison) so
> that it doesn't skip anything. You *will* have to hit "ignore and
> continue" a lot more, but it will get everything on disk so you can then
> build again when you don't have a good internet connection.
> *Do* build again so that you can get a good error analysis. It will make
> it easier if you then let that terminal window sit while you email the
> list, because you can open a shell in the checkout directory and look at
> what's going on.

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind next time.

>> John Ralls-2 wrote
>>> Run jhbuild build again, but when it stops for failing autoreconf on
>>> gtk+,
>>> select "wipe directory" and reply "yes" when it asks if you're sure. If
>>> it
>>> stops again, copy the output starting with the "yes". 
>> Type "yes" to confirm the action: yes
>> *** Checking out gtk+ *** [26/73]
>> rm -rf /Users/admin/gtk/source/gtk+-2.24.9
>> xzcat -d "/Users/admin/gtk/source/pkgs/gtk+-2.24.9.tar.xz" | tar xf -
>> xzcat: /Users/admin/gtk/source/pkgs/gtk+-2.24.9.tar.xz: Unexpected end of
>> input
>> gtk+-2.24.9/ChangeLog.pre-1-2: Truncated tar archive
>> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
>> jhbuild build: failed to unpack
>> /Users/admin/gtk/source/pkgs/gtk+-2.24.9.tar.xz
> Ah, so you got a bad download. Jhbuild isn't very good about detecting and
> correcting for that, unfortunately.
> Delete /Users/admin/gtk/source/pkgs/gtk+-2.24.9.tar.xz and
> /Users/admin/gtk/source/pkgs/gtk+-2.24.9.tar.xz then try again.

Ok, got it built. Thanks!

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