Trouble building samples

dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
Under Windows XP prof SP3 and Visual Studio 2008, I downloaded and installed Ice-3.4.1.msi and IceVisualStudioAddin-3.4.1.2.msi. Now trying to build samples and getting this:
C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>set ic
ICE_HOME=C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction

C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>nmake

Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 9.00.30729.01
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

makefile(12) : fatal error U1052: file '$(top_srcdir)/config/Make.rules' not found
Stop.
Note that ICE_HOME is set. Samples installed into ICE_HOME. Same thing was when samples was in separate folder.

Moreover, I used my Ubuntu machine and tried same thing there:
[email protected]:~/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2$ make
making all in callback
make[1]: Вход в каталог `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
make[1]: *** Нет правила для сборки цели `/usr/include/Ice/EndpointF.h', требуемой для `Callback.o'.  Останов.
make[1]: Выход из каталога `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
make: *** [all] Ошибка 1
(translated from my locale)
[email protected]:~/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2$ make
making all in callback
make[1]: Entering `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
make[1]: *** No rule to build target `/usr/include/Ice/EndpointF.h', required for `Callback.o'.  Stop.
make[1]: Exiting `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
make: *** [all] Error 1
Please help me to build and run samples (i need chat app or something). Thanks!

Comments

  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Hi Dmitry,
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>set ic
    ICE_HOME=C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction

    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>nmake

    Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 9.00.30729.01
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    makefile(12) : fatal error U1052: file '$(top_srcdir)/config/Make.rules' not found
    Stop.

    Seems that you have copy demo directory to other location? you need the Ice-3.4.1-demo directory, the parent directory contains config/Make.rules, which isn't found in your case.

    You can also build the demos with the add-in using the Visual Studio solution, for that you should use the demos.zip package that is installed with Ice binary distribution. If you have installed it in the standard location C:\Program Files\ZeroC\Ice-3.4.1\demos.zip
    [email protected]:~/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2$ make
    making all in callback
    make[1]: Entering `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
    make[1]: *** No rule to build target `/usr/include/Ice/EndpointF.h', required for `Callback.o'. Stop.
    make[1]: Exiting `/home/ilukhin/workspace/Samples/Ice-3.4.1-demos/demo/Glacier2/callback'
    make: *** [all] Error 1
    Seems that you have not installed the Ice C++ headers, is easy to get started on a supported platform using binary packages provided in our Download page.
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    In Windows case, the parent directory contains config/Make.rules as i downloaded and unpacked samples as whole. In Linux case, what packet could you suggest for me? I am using x86 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) + Gnome 2.30.2 build 25.06.2010
    Thanks!
    UPD: In Windows, i tried to copy Ice-3.4.1.junction/config folder into parent of where i build, i.e. Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\ and Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2\ with no effect
    And finally, i've created folder it wants:
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>mkdir $(top_srcdir)
    
    
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>mkdir $(top_srcdir)\config
    
    
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>xcopy ..\..\config $(top_srcdir)\config /E
    ..\..\config\build.properties
    ..\..\config\common.xml
    ..\..\config\convertssl.py
    ..\..\config\glacier2router.cfg
    ..\..\config\icegrid-slice.3.1.ice.gz
    ..\..\config\icegrid-slice.3.2.ice.gz
    ..\..\config\icegrid-slice.3.3.ice.gz
    ..\..\config\icegridnode.cfg
    ..\..\config\icegridregistry.cfg
    ..\..\config\Make.common.rules
    ..\..\config\Make.rules
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.AIX
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.cs
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.Darwin
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.FreeBSD
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.HP-UX
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.Linux
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.OSF1
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.php
    ..\..\config\Make.rules.SunOS
    ..\..\config\templates.xml
    ..\..\config\upgradeicegrid.py
    Скопировано файлов: 22.
    
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2>nmake
    
    Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 9.00.30729.01
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
    
    $(top_srcdir)/config/Make.rules(13) : fatal error U1036: syntax error : too many names to left of '='
    Stop.
    

    Seems my nmake cannot understand Make.rules syntax. Is it's version ok?
    C:\soft\Ice-3.4.1.junction\demo\Glacier2\$(top_srcdir)\config>nmake /?
    
    Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 9.00.30729.01
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
    
    Usage:  ...
    
  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Sorry, i have missed that your command line is wrong. you should use
    nmake /f Makefile.mak
    

    Not
    nmake
    

    This try to use Makefile that is for NIX platforms, Makefile.mak is for Windows platforms.

    Note, that you don't need to copy or create any directory.

    If you use Ice-3.4.1-demos.tar.gz, uncompress the archive, change to demo sub directory and use nmake /f Makefile.mak to build.

    We don't provide Ubuntu packages, if you want to use Ubuntu you need to install it from sources, should be easy to build from sources following instructions included in INSTALL.LINUX
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    It is no Makefile.mak or INSTALL.LINUX in Ice-3.4.1-demos.tar.gz
    Also, in Linux case, i need sources themselves, C++ headers in my case. Where can i find them? It could be a package for some Linux platform. Is it Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 x86_64 RPMs or SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 i586 RPMs? Maybe, i should try yum repository package?
  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    You are right Ice-3.4.1-demos.tar.gz is only for RPM installations, for windows use demos.zip that is installed in Ice installation directory, or if you are using a source distribution demos are include with the sources. Ice-3.4.1/cpp/demo

    INSTALL.LINUX is part of source distributions Ice-3.4.1.tar.gz and contains instructions to install Ice on linux from sources. Look in cpp subdirectory
    Ice-3.4.1/cpp/INSTALL.LINUX

    Jose
  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Also, in Linux case, i need sources themselves, C++ headers in my case. Where can i find them? It could be a package for some Linux platform. Is it Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 x86_64 RPMs or SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 i586 RPMs? Maybe, i should try yum repository package?

    The headers are part of the source distribution, if you install Ice from sources headers are always installed, for RPM installs is part of ice-c++-devel package.
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    Ok i've found demos.zip (before read yor reply:) ) and tried demos from there.
    C:\Projects\Samples\Ice-3.4.1-demos\demo>nmake -f Makefile.mak
    
    Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 9.00.30729.01
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
    
    ../config/Make.rules.mak(53) : fatal error U1050: Please set CPP_COMPILER to VC90, VC90_EXPRESS, VC100, VC100_EXPRESS, or BCC2010
    Stop.
    
    Using nmake, demos still cannot be built. By the way, demo.sln found there can be opened and built in Visual Studio.
    Its strange to find these troubles in a mature project... Anyway, thanks for support! Tomorrow i will try to build Ice from sources on Linux machine
  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Glad you build the demos with the add-in, that is recommended way to build demos with Visual Studio 2008.

    The Makefiles are for compilers that aren't supported by the add-in, VS express editions, and BCC.

    In any case you can build with Visual Studio 2008 an nmake setting CPP_COMPILER to VC90, that is commented in the source distribution cpp/INSTALL.WINDOWS.

    Sorry for the troubles but the fact that you were using the RPM demos under windows has confused me.
  • matthewmatthew NL, CanadaMember Matthew NewhookOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Internet Communications Engine ✭✭✭
    From what you wrote I suspect you did not read the directions that accompany the Ice Windows distribution. In the main distribution check out README.txt:

    ======================================================================
    8. Demos
    ======================================================================

    This distribution includes an archive named demos.zip that contains
    sample programs for the supported languages. To build and run the
    demos, you must extract this archive in the location of your choice
    and follow the instructions in the README.txt file contained in the
    archive.

    Note that we do not recommend extracting the demos.zip archive into
    the "\Program Files" or "\Program Files (x86)" directories on Windows
    Vista or later. Such operating systems use "virtualization" to
    protect the integrity of files in these directories, which makes it
    cumbersome to experiment with the sample programs (for example, to
    edit Ice configuration files).

    Once you unzip the demos.zip then you need to read the README that accompanies the demos.

    ======================================================================
    3. Building and running the C++ demos (Visual C++ 2008SP1 or 2010
    Express)
    ======================================================================

    The C++ demos are in the demo directory.

    Visual C++ Express does not support the Ice Visual Studio extension,
    therefore you must use NMAKE to build the demos.

    To build the C++ demos, open a "Visual Studio Command Prompt" window.
    If you installed Ice in a non-default location, set ICE_HOME as shown
    below:

    > set ICE_HOME=<Ice installation root directory>

    Change to the demo directory and run the following commands to build
    the demos:

    > set CPP_COMPILER=VC90_EXPRESS # (For Visual C++ 2008SP1)
    > set CPP_COMPILER=VC100_EXPRESS # (For Visual C++ 2010)
    > nmake /f Makefile.mak

    I'm afraid that if you don't read the documentation that accompanies the Linux distribution then you won't have much better luck building those demos either.
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    matthew wrote: »
    I'm afraid that if you don't read the documentation that accompanies the Linux distribution then you won't have much better luck building those demos either.
    Well, i try to read all i find. As newbie in Linux, i could miss something.
    Building Ice from sources, i've unpacked and built these libraries:

    bzip2-1.0.5.tar.gz
    db-4.8.30.NC.tar.gz
    expat-2.0.1.tar.gz
    openssl-0.9.8n.tar.gz
    mcpp-2.7.2.tar.gz (built and patched)

    running ./configure;make;make install in each lib's folder. Then i've set up these lines in config/Make.rules:

    BZIP2_HOME ?= /opt/bzip2-1.0.5
    DB_HOME ?= /opt/db-4.8.30.NC
    EXPAT_HOME ?= /opt/expat-2.0.1
    OPENSSL_HOME ?= /opt/openssl-0.9.8n
    MCPP_HOME ?= /opt/mcpp-2.7.2

    and when i try to build Ice, i get this:
    c++ -shared -Wl,--enable-new-dtags -Wl,-rpath,/opt/Ice-3.4/lib -rdynamic -Wall -D_REENTRANT -fPIC -g -L../../lib -o ../../lib/libIceSSL.so.3.4.1 -Wl,-h,libIceSSL.so.34 AcceptorI.o Certificate.o ConnectorI.o EndpointInfo.o ConnectionInfo.o EndpointI.o Instance.o PluginI.o TransceiverI.o Util.o RFC2253.o TrustManager.o -Wl,-rpath-link,/opt/bzip2-1.0.5/lib -lIce -lIceUtil -L/opt/openssl-0.9.8n/lib -lssl -lcrypto -lpthread -lrt
    /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl

    It seems that "make" tool use value of OPENSSL_HOME variable and add "/lib" to it, so linker cannot find library libssl.a (actually, it located in /opt/openssl-0.9.8n, not in /opt/openssl-0.9.8n/lib). Obvious action is to move it to lib folder and continue. But, as noted XDM, i don't need to copy or create any directory - that means i've missed something in building process. I think same thing will occur with all these libs.
    Please help.
  • xdmxdm La Coruña, SpainAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Jose Gutierrez de la ConchaOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice Developer ZeroC Staff
    Hi,

    Not sure how you manage to get libss.a in /opt/openssl, i just do a quick test, and in goes to the lib subdirectory.
    openssl-0.9.8n # ./config --prefix=/opt/openssl && make && make install
    openssl-0.9.8n # ls /opt/openssl
    bin include lib ssl
    sirius openssl-0.9.8n # ls /opt/openssl/lib/
    engines libcrypto.a libssl.a pkgconfig

    That being said you are probably fine using the openssl-dev package that comes with ubuntu.
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    Hi again,

    --prefix option helped me out, thanks! Now lib/ and lib*.a all in place and Ice compilation continue.

    Next trouble is when building Ice:

    [email protected]:~/workspace/Ice-3.4.1/cpp$ make
    making all in config
    ....(successful log skipped)......
    c++ -c -I.. -I../../include -DFREEZE_API_EXPORTS -I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include -Wall -D_REENTRANT -fPIC -g BackgroundSaveEvictorI.cpp
    In file included from ../Freeze/TransactionI.h:15,
    from ../Freeze/ObjectStore.h:18,
    from ../Freeze/EvictorI.h:16,
    from ../Freeze/BackgroundSaveEvictorI.h:13,
    from BackgroundSaveEvictorI.cpp:10:
    /usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include/db_cxx.h:59:22: error: iostream.h: No such file or directory
    /usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.8/include/db_cxx.h:60:23: error: exception.h: No such file or directory

    Looking into Freeze/TransactionI.h:15, then in BerkeleyDB.4.8/include/db_cxx.h,
    it seems that BerkeleyDB uses #include <iostream.h> and <exception.h> instead of <iostream> and <exception> by default, and needs HAVE_CXX_STDHEADERS to be defined to use correct notation.
    Any ideas?
  • matthewmatthew NL, CanadaMember Matthew NewhookOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Internet Communications Engine ✭✭✭
    Wouldn't it be easier for you to use a supported Linux version RHEL or SLES? See ZeroC - Download for details. Then you don't have to build anything since we provide all of the necessary RPMs for you.
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    matthew wrote: »
    Wouldn't it be easier for you to use a supported Linux version RHEL or SLES? See ZeroC - Download for details. Then you don't have to build anything since we provide all of the necessary RPMs for you.

    matthew what package would you recommend to download and install for my x86 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) ?
  • marcmarc FloridaAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Marc LaukienOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: The Internet Communications Engine ZeroC Staff
    Our recommendation would be to use one of our supported Linux platforms, until you have more experience with both Linux and Ice. As for the Berkeley DB build error that you are experiencing, I'm afraid this is not the right forum. Instead, I would suggest to post this on the appropriate Ubuntu and Berkeley DB mailing lists or forums.
  • matthewmatthew NL, CanadaMember Matthew NewhookOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Internet Communications Engine ✭✭✭
    Note that if you were using a supported linux platform you wouldn't need to build Berkeley DB at all (nor any of the other third party libraries). They are either part of the operating system and installed either by default, or via the operating system installation utilities such as yum under RHEL, or we supply RPMs for them.

    If you use a supported Linux distribution and you follow the directions then everything will work out of the box and you'll get solving your problems faster instead of messing around with building all sorts of packages.
  • bernardbernard Jupiter, FLAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Bernard NormierOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice ZeroC Staff
    Like Matthew and Marc suggested, the simplest is to start with a supported platform. You could for example use CentOS 5.x (a well-known rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x), together with the Ice RPMs for RHEL 5.

    Later, once you have more experience with Ice and Linux, you could also try Ice on a different Linux distribution.

    If you want to build Ice from sources on this distribution, I would highly recommend NOT to blindly build all third-party dependencies. It's likely that you could (and should) use a number of packages provided with this distribution, such as bzip2, expat and openssl. You may need to build yourself:
    - mcpp, because you need a recent version that incorporates a number of bug-fixes that we contributed
    - Berkeley DB 4.8, because your distribution may include an older version of DB (and if so, be very careful to use the correct DB installation when building Ice)

    Another option is to find a binary distribution for your distribution, contributed by a third-party. For example, Ubuntu is based on Debian, and there is a binary distribution for Debian maintained by Francisco Moya and Cleto Martin Angelina: see zeroc-ice - Debian NEW package overview

    Unfortunately I don't know much about this distribution, in particular whether or not it's compatible with your Ubuntu version. The simplest / safest is definitely to use a distribution provided and supported by ZeroC.

    Best regards,
    Bernard
  • dilukhindilukhin Member Dmitry IlukhinOrganization: TelrosProject: Rubin
    Guys thanks for support, everything is ok now. I've found ICE 3.3 distribution in apt-get repository. Also, there was libdb-dev that was making troubles.
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