Joined: 7 Apr 99
I am having trouble installing seti_boinc on freebsd. I installed MySQL-python-1.0.0, boinc and had to edit the seti_boinc Makefile to use /usr/local/bin/autoconf|autoheader > 254. .make fails with
updating cache config.cache
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating Makefile
config.status: creating client/Makefile
config.status: creating db/Makefile
config.status: creating config.h
(cd client; make all)
"Makefile", line 147: Could not find dependencies
make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
*** Error code 1
I am using freebsd current (build 16 june 04) on i386 (amd 2600) and seti_boinc-2.06. boinc itself installs fine.
Joined: 18 May 99
You've got to use gmake instead of the freebsd make... :-)
In general, you'll have to use the GNU versions of things where possible when dealing with boinc....
Joined: 26 Oct 00
I know someone who runs freebsd and he seems to have had succeeded doing a build following the instructions at
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Joined: 3 Aug 99
> I know someone who runs freebsd and he seems to have had succeeded doing a
> build following the instructions at
> good luck
I'm that someone. It looks as though you (shaun) are trying to build v2.06. That's really old. Grab the nightly source code from June 24th for both seti_boinc and boinc. I tried the 25th, but the boinc source from that date wouldn't build. ./configure && gmake in the boinc directory. This should complete without any problems. Then cd into the seti_boinc directory. ./configure here should complete just fine. I then had to add the 2 includes mentioned in that thread (stdlib.h and assert.h) to two files: analyzeReport.cpp and lcgamm.cpp. After that, gmake completed successfully. I was then able to follow the directions listed at: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/anonymous_platform.php. It has since downloaded some workunits and it working on one now.
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