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Last change on this file since a3b04fe was a3b04fe, checked in by Joe Ciccone <jciccone@…>, 17 years ago

Added a sed to fix the build of expect primarily on multilib builds because it was always including $prefix/lib. Now it includes $libdir.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-testsuite-tools-expect" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="expect.html"?>
10
11  <title>Expect-&expect-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect">
14    <primary sortas="a-Expect">Expect</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Expect package contains a program for carrying out scripted
21    dialogues with other interactive programs.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Expect</title>
27
28    <para os="s1">The following sed prevents searching for libraries in
29    /tools/lib. It will now search in ${libdir}:</para>
30
31<screen os="s2"><userinput>sed -i '/EXP_LIB_SPEC=/s@${exec_prefix}/lib@${libdir}@' configure</userinput></screen>
32
33    <para os="a">Fix a bug that can result in false failures during the GCC
34    test suite run:</para>
35
36<screen os="b"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&expect-spawn-patch;</userinput></screen>
37
38    <para os="c">Now prepare Expect for compilation:</para>
39
40<screen os="d"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/tools --with-tcl=/tools/lib \
41    --with-tclinclude=/tools/include</userinput></screen>
42
43    <variablelist os="e">
44      <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
45
46      <varlistentry os="e1">
47        <term><parameter>--with-tcl=/tools/lib</parameter></term>
48        <listitem>
49          <para>This ensures that the configure script finds the Tcl
50          installation in the temporary testsuite-tools location.</para>
51        </listitem>
52      </varlistentry>
53
54      <varlistentry os="e2">
55        <term><parameter>--with-tclinclude=/tools/include</parameter></term>
56        <listitem>
57          <para>This explicitly tells Expect where to find Tcl's internal headers.
58           Using this option avoids conditions
59          where <command>configure</command> fails because it cannot
60          automatically discover the location of the Tcl source directory.</para>
61        </listitem>
62      </varlistentry>
63
64    </variablelist>
65
66    <para os="f">Build the package:</para>
67
68<screen os="g"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
69
70    <para os="i">Install the package:</para>
71
72<screen os="j"><userinput>make SCRIPTS="" install</userinput></screen>
73
74    <variablelist os="k">
75      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
76
77      <varlistentry>
78        <term><parameter>SCRIPTS=""</parameter></term>
79        <listitem>
80          <para>This prevents installation of the supplementary expect
81          scripts, which are not needed.</para>
82        </listitem>
83      </varlistentry>
84
85    </variablelist>
86
87  </sect2>
88
89  <sect2 id="contents-expect" role="content">
90    <title>Contents of Expect</title>
91
92    <segmentedlist>
93      <segtitle>Installed program</segtitle>
94      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
95
96      <seglistitem>
97        <seg>expect</seg>
98        <seg>libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</seg>
99      </seglistitem>
100    </segmentedlist>
101
102    <variablelist>
103      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
104      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
105      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
106
107      <varlistentry id="expect">
108        <term><command>expect</command></term>
109        <listitem>
110          <para>Communicates with other interactive programs according
111          to a script</para>
112          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect expect">
113            <primary sortas="b-expect">expect</primary>
114          </indexterm>
115        </listitem>
116      </varlistentry>
117
118      <varlistentry id="libexpect">
119        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</filename></term>
120        <listitem>
121          <para>Contains functions that allow Expect to be used as a Tcl
122          extension or to be used directly from C or C++ (without Tcl)</para>
123          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect libexpect">
124            <primary sortas="c-libexpect-&expect-lib-version;">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;</primary>
125          </indexterm>
126        </listitem>
127      </varlistentry>
128
129    </variablelist>
130
131  </sect2>
132
133</sect1>
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