Might be worth looking in this stuff to see how they got it to build for openSUSE 13.1:

https://build.opensuse.org/package/show?project=editors&package=nedit

I use this daily, no problems.

Philip


On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:
On 07/18/2014 12:56 PM, Bert Wesarg wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 7:14 PM, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to build nedit from the source tarball (5.5) for an
>> x86_64 machine.  I am running openSUSE 13.1 (Linux).
>>
>> I have applied all of the netBSD patches from here:
>> http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/current/pkgsrc/editors/nedit/patches/
>> (I started making the same patches then found these. :)
>>
>> I have a linker error:
>> /usr/lib64/gcc/x86_64-suse-linux/4.8/../../../../x86_64-suse-linux/bin/ld: cannot find -lXm
>>
>> although libXm is installed in /usr/lib64:
>>
>> rdunlap@dragon:lib64> pwd
>> /usr/lib64
>> rdunlap@dragon:lib64> ll libXm*
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      14 Jul 17 14:10 libXm.so -> libXm.so.4.0.4*
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      14 Jul 16 19:36 libXm.so.4 -> libXm.so.4.0.4*
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2925384 Sep 27  2013 libXm.so.4.0.4*
>>
>> Any ideas on how to get 'ld' to see libXm?
>
> Actually, no idea. /usr/lib64 should be in the default search path on
> openSUSE, right? If not, you can try adding -L/usr/lib64.

Yes, that's what the docs say.  And adding -L/usr/lib64 still gave me the
same link error.

> Bert
>
>>
>>
>> PS: do the discuss and develop mailing lists at nedit.org work?
>
> I don't think so. We have once moved to SF.net again, and nedit.org
> does not announce any mailing lists at all.

It mentions them in the faq.

Thanks.

--
~Randy

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