[Monetdb-developers] new requirements for building MonetDB and associated projects

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at acm.org
Wed Aug 24 12:57:34 CEST 2005


Marcin Zukowski wrote:
> Just a short remark.
> If you install autogen in a non-standard directory, you might need to
> set PYTHONPATH to include that directory.
> For example, after running:
>   python setup.py install --prefix=$MONETDB_PREFIX
> you should somewhere do:
>   export PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:$MONETDB_PREFIX/lib/autogen

Some more investigation showed that the correct directory to add is
$MONETDB_PREFIX/lib/python2.4/site-packages (if you're using Python 2.4,
of course).  This is now reflected in the README.

> cheers,
> marcin
> 
> Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> 
>> There is a new (well already quite a few weeks old) CVS module available
>> at our SourceForge repository called buildtools.  This module is now a
>> prerequisite for compiling MonetDB and all other projects.
>>
>> Check out buildtools:
>>     export CVSROOT=...
>>     cvs checkout buildtools
>>     cd buildtools
>>     # read REAME file and follow instructions
>>
>> Then you can update your MonetDB and other projects and bootstrap and
>> build those projects.  The main difference is:
>> - autogen.py must be found in your $PATH (autogen is now part of
>> buildtools);
>>
>> - Mx must either be found in your $PATH, or you must specify the option
>> --with-mx=.../Mx on the configure command line;
>>
>> - mel must either be found in your $PATH, or you must specify the option
>> --with-mel=.../mel on the configure command line;
>>
>> - for Pathfinder, burg must either be found in your $PATH, or you must
>> specify --with-burg=.../burg on the configure command line.
>>
> 


-- 
Sjoerd Mullender
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