Building for RISC OS

Dave Higton dave at
Thu Sep 3 21:48:23 BST 2015

In message <55E6290A.6010408 at>
          John-Mark Bell <jmb at> wrote:

> On 01/09/15 21:56, Dave Higton wrote:
> > It all went well until some way into the build itself:
> > 
> > riscos/bitmap.c:33:18: fatal error: rufl.h: No such file or directory
> > 
> > Indeed find can't find rufl.* in the workspace folder.
> > 
> > I didn't see any message flash past earlier about any missing files - but
> > that's no surprise, there's lots of text, only a small window, and slow
> > eyes watching.
> > 
> > Any suggestions?
> This means you didn't set TARGET_ABI before sourcing, so it only 
> fetched the libraries needed for building for amd64. You need to do:
> TARGET_ABI=arm-unknown-riscos source ns-pull-install
> Then build NetSurf again with "make TARGET=riscos".

Same result again.

I know I set TARGET_ABI twice - I remember thinking that it was curious
to have to issue the same command twice.

There is an error at the ns-pull-install stage:

make: *** /home/david/dev-netsurf/workspace/librufl: No such file or
directory. Stop.

Aha.  Manually creating the librufl folder has moved it on one:

make: *** No rule to make target 'install'. Stop.

And "make TARGET=riscos" still stops, complaining it can't find

There are earlier complaints relating to PKG_CONFIG_PATH and no
package 'check'.

Perhaps I need to go back to the start.  "source" was not
executed as root - could that be the cause?


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