[Wine] polite help request: Building Wine on Ubuntu / Kubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake)

Jan-Matthias Braun jb672983 at rcs.urz.tu-dresden.de
Thu Oct 26 03:45:06 CDT 2006


On Tuesday 24 October 2006 21:24, Jimmy Kerwood wrote:
> Hello Karsten,
> Please can you help clarify a couple of points in your how-to guide? We are
> trying to install Wine on a 64-bit (dual core) Celeron system.
> The general problem we are having is that it is not clear at what point to
> perform the "configure" or "make" commands. We have followed your
> instructions very closely, but some steps are unclear:

there are a couple of different ways to install a program. You seem to have 
chosen number one, the way your distribution offers. "apt-get install" will 
fetch a package containing the wanted program and install it for you.

> 1) "configure will find several omissions, but a few will only be noticed
> by the 'make' steps."
> -- Does this mean that we should have already run 'configure' at this
> stage? If so, on what file/s?
> 2) "Now add the following links that the library install does not make:"
> -- We assume that the 'make' command was executed by the 'apt-get install'
> of the various libraries: are we correct?
> 3) "Run configure, build and install with:"
> -- well, at this point, it's really unclear where any 'configure' file is
> located, in order to execute it! We ran a full filesystem search for files
> of name "configure", but found nothing obvious.
> *Please* would you very kindly help us to clarify these issues? We are very
> grateful for the  time you have already spent on this matter, and hope you
> would not mind helping us a little bit.
> Yours sincerely,
> Jim & Matt
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