taskGNU Astronomy Utilities - Tasks: task #14145, Gnuastro in Guix, not building on...

 
 

You are not allowed to post comments on this tracker with your current authentication level.

task #14145: Gnuastro in Guix, not building on ARM and MIPS

Submitted by:  Mohammad Akhlaghi <makhlaghi>
Submitted on:  Sun 04 Sep 2016 11:23:02 PM UTC  
 
Should Start On: Sun 04 Sep 2016 03:00:00 PM UTCShould be Finished on: Sun 04 Sep 2016 03:00:00 PM UTC
Category: InstallationPriority: 5 - Normal
Item Group: CrashStatus: Postponed
Privacy: PublicPercent Complete: 50%
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Effort: 0.00

Wed 16 Nov 2016 08:55:02 PM UTC, comment #1:

Last month, with the great and patient help of Ole Streicher (maintainer of Debian Astronomy), Gnuastro has been packaged within Debian (currently in the `unstable' class since its new).

Any way, Debian also builds on various architectures. A more recent version of Gnuastro (0.2.33) has been successfully built on all the main (non-shadowed) architectures including ARM and MIPS.

So hopefully, with the next major release (when Gnuastro will be automatically included in Guix) we shoud be have this build issue fixed there too. So for the time being, we will keep this task open until we can confirm successful builds on Guix.

Mohammad Akhlaghi <makhlaghi>
Project Administrator
Sun 04 Sep 2016 11:23:02 PM UTC, original submission:

I am happy to say that Gnuastro is now included in GNU GuixSD (great thanks to the Guix developers). One great advantage of Guix is that it is connected to Hydra. Hydra "is the continuous integration farm of the GNU distribution built with GNU Guix".

The results of the Hydra compilations can be seen when you click on the "Expand" link (the last column of the table of the first link). It was succesful in `x86_64-linux' and `i686-linux', but not in `armhf-linux' and `mips64el-linux'. Following the failures suggests that the problem was WCSLIB. It would be great if we could somehow find the problem in WCS and maybe even contribute to fixing it upstream. Probably we can get more detailed errors from Hydra to help find the problem of WCSLIB in those systems. I am not yet too familiar with this system yet.

Hydra also apparently provides binaries which we can link to for people to download instead of having to compile Gnuastro from source for users who prefer this way. There are certainly many more advantages which we should use effectively.

Mohammad Akhlaghi <makhlaghi>
Project Administrator

 

No files currently attached

 

Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found

 

Carbon-Copy List
  • -unavailable- added by makhlaghi (Submitted the item)
  •  

    Do you think this task is very important?
    If so, you can click here to add your encouragement to it.
    This task has 0 encouragements so far.

    Only logged-in users can vote.

     

    Please enter the title of George Orwell's famous dystopian book (it's a date):

     

     

    Follow 2 latest changes.

    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 16 Nov 2016 08:55:02 PM UTCmakhlaghiPercent Complete0%=>50%
      SummaryGnuastro is part of Guix, not building on ARM and MIPS=>Gnuastro in Guix, not building on ARM and MIPS

    Back to the top


    Powered by Savane 3.1-cleanup1