Rather than building from upstream source, try building the package of 12.10 for 12.04.
Warning: this package seems horribly broken... don't expect a nice and clean build. A "nice" package should just build with
debuild, this one doesn't.
echo 'DSCVERIFY_KEYRINGS="/etc/apt/trusted.gpg:~/.gnupg/pubring.gpg"' > ~/.devscripts because of Added key, but dget still shows "gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found"
gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-key 311D765A This is the key to verify the source package following below.
dget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/g/gpac/gpac_0.5.0~dfsg0-1.dsc to download the source package.
debuild -uc -us with a failure to expect (example below!):
dpkg-checkbuilddeps: Unmet build dependencies: freeglut3-dev liba52-0.7.4-dev libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libfaad-dev libjack-dev libmad0-dev libogg-dev libopenjpeg-dev libpulse-dev libsdl1.2-dev libswscale-dev libtheora-dev libvorbis-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev libxmlrpc-c3-dev libxvidcore-dev
Install the build dependencies (satisfy all above from the output you get), e.g.:
sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev liba52-0.7.4-dev libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libfaad-dev libjack-dev libmad0-dev libogg-dev libopenjpeg-dev libpulse-dev libsdl1.2-dev libswscale-dev libtheora-dev libvorbis-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev libxmlrpc-c3-dev libxvidcore-dev
Downgrade to Firefox 11.0 as shipped with Ubuntu 12.04. (Ugly, but needed to get it built! Do upgrades after build has finished...)
sudo apt-get install firefox=11.0+build1-0ubuntu4 firefox-dev=11.0+build1-0ubuntu4 firefox-globalmenu=11.0+build1-0ubuntu4
Fix the linker configuration to point to Firefox's libraries (also ugly):
echo "/usr/lib/firefox" | sudo tee -a /etc/ld.so.conf.d/firefox-gpac.conf
debuild -uc -us (will take a while to compile)
One directory below,
cd .., you'll find your packages.
sudo dpkg -i *gpac*.deb
debuild clean does not clean everything after a non-successful build (bug!!). Remove the whole directory and start all over from the
Advantages over plain building from source:
- It tells you what build dependencies aren't met by package name.
- Uninstalling it is really easy.
- Everything is handled by your package management.
If not reverting to Firefox 11.0, I'm not getting the
0.5.0 compiled at all in 12.04 due to this error:
scenegraph/vrml_smjs.c: In function ‘JS_InitScriptFields’:
scenegraph/vrml_smjs.c:4239:4: warning: passing argument 6 of ‘JS_DefineProperty’ from incompatible pointer type [enabled by default]
/usr/include/firefox/jsapi.h:4458:1: note: expected ‘JSStrictPropertyOp’ but argument is of type ‘JSBool (*)(struct JSContext *, struct JSObject *, jsid, JSBool, union jsval *)’
make: *** [scenegraph/vrml_smjs.o] Error 1
After installing Firefox 11 (rather than 18), and getting other errors:
../../bin/gcc/libgpac.so: undefined reference to `JS_NewCompartmentAndGlobalObject'
../../bin/gcc/libgpac.so: undefined reference to `JS_GC'
../../bin/gcc/libgpac.so: undefined reference to `JS_ConvertStub'
../../bin/gcc/libgpac.so: undefined reference to `JS_SetRuntimeThread'
[...] much more...
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [MP4Client] Error 1
You'll need to fix the linker configuration (the