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KinoSearch Installation errors

by archimca (Novice)
on Mar 28, 2011 at 18:19 UTC ( #895989=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
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Hi There, I am trying to install Kinosearch-0.311 on windows XP SP3 with twiki 4.1.0. I have activestate (Active perl 5.8.9 build 827) on my machine every module is installed including MinGW, Module::Build,dmake and all other related to this search other then Text::Iconv. Now i am trying to install kinosearch module but i am getting errors. I am sending you the full log for your convenience and looking for your help and advise me to fix this problem and make it work. Thanks in advance.
C:\Temp\newTwikiSearch\KinoSearch-0.311>perl Build Set up gcc environment - 4.5.2 Set up gcc environment - 4.5.2 Set up gcc environment - 4.5.2 Building KinoSearch C:/Perl/bin/MinGW/bin/gcc.exe -c -I"." -I"core" -I"autogen" -I"xs" -I" +charmonize r\src" -DNDEBUG -DWIN32 -D_CONSOLE -DNO_STRICT -DHAVE_DES_FCRYPT -DNO_ +HASH_SEED -DUSE_SITECUSTOMIZE -DPRIVLIB_LAST_IN_INC -DPERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT -DPE +RL_IMPLICI T_SYS -DUSE_PERLIO -DPERL_MSVCRT_READFIX -DHASATTRIBUTE -fno-strict-al +iasing -mm s-bitfields -std=gnu99 -D_GNU_SOURCE -O2 -I"C:\Perl\lib\CORE" -I"\incl +ude" -o "c ore\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.o" "core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle +.c" core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c: In function 'kino_FSDH_do_open': core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:62:5: warning: implicit declaratio +n of funct ion 'opendir' core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:62:25: warning: assignment makes p +ointer fro m integer without a cast core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c: In function 'kino_FSDH_next': core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:75:35: warning: implicit declarati +on of func tion 'readdir' core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:83:35: error: dereferencing pointe +r to incom plete type core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:87:38: error: dereferencing pointe +r to incom plete type core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:91:52: error: dereferencing pointe +r to incom plete type core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c: In function 'kino_FSDH_entry_is_s +ymlink': core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:143:36: error: 'S_IFLNK' undeclare +d (first u se in this function) core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:143:36: note: each undeclared iden +tifier is reported only once for each function it appears in core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c: In function 'kino_FSDH_close': core\KinoSearch\Store\FSDirHandle.c:160:9: warning: implicit declarati +on of func tion 'closedir' error building dll file from 'core/KinoSearch/Store/FSDirHandle.c' at +C:/Perl/si te/lib/ExtUtils/CBuilder/Platform/Windows.pm line 130.

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Re: KinoSearch Installation errors
by ikegami (Pope) on Mar 28, 2011 at 19:00 UTC

    It doesn't appear to be Windows-compatible. You should be talking to the KinoSearch people.

    error: 'S_IFLNK' undeclared

    Windows doesn't support symbolic links, so it doesn't implement S_IFLNK which isn't even in POSIX.

    In core/KinoSearch/Store/FSDirHandle.c, replace the FSDH_entry_is_symlink definition with

    bool_t FSDH_entry_is_symlink(FSDirHandle *self) { return false; }

    warning: implicit declaration of function 'opendir'
    warning: implicit declaration of function 'readdir'
    warning: implicit declaration of function 'closedir'
    error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type

    They didn't include a necessary include file.

    In core/KinoSearch/Store/FSDirHandle.c, add

    #include <dirent.h>
      It doesn't appear to be Windows-compatible

      Interestingly, there are two separate sections in FSDirHandle.c:

      /********************************** UNIXEN *************************** +******/ #ifdef CHY_HAS_DIRENT_H #include <dirent.h> FSDirHandle* FSDH_do_open(FSDirHandle *self, const CharBuf *dir) { char *dir_path_ptr = (char*)CB_Get_Ptr8(dir); DH_init((DirHandle*)self, dir); self->sys_dir_entry = NULL; self->fullpath = NULL; self->sys_dirhandle = opendir(dir_path_ptr); ...

      and

      /********************************** Windows ************************** +******/ #elif defined(CHY_HAS_WINDOWS_H) #include <windows.h> FSDirHandle* FSDH_do_open(FSDirHandle *self, const CharBuf *dir) { ...

      but apparently, the ifdefs haven't been figured out correctly...

        I missed that.

        The defines are correct — a dirent.h is present or we'd get an include error — but they're misused. Testing for dirent.h is not what they want to do.

        The OP could change

        #ifdef CHY_HAS_DIRENT_H ...aaa... #elif defined(CHY_HAS_WINDOWS_H) ...bbb... #endif

        to

        #ifdef defined(CHY_HAS_WINDOWS_H) ...bbb... #elif CHY_HAS_DIRENT_H ...aaa... #endif

        (This is a fix for the OP. It's not suitable for incorporation into KinoSearch as is.)

Re: KinoSearch Installation errors
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 29, 2011 at 01:42 UTC
    Why not try the PPM version?
      I can try PPM version but i have firewall issue. so it's not going thru properly :)

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