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Re: Problem Building GNUNet (Devuan GNU/Linux)

From: Christian Grothoff
Subject: Re: Problem Building GNUNet (Devuan GNU/Linux)
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 00:02:05 +0200
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You need to grab libsodium from testing or wait for the next Devuan
stable release. Debian/Devuan allow you to mix distributions. You may
find the instructions at

helpful for that particular setup.

Happy hacking!


On 7/18/21 9:03 PM, AllLogarithmsEqual wrote:
> Hi GNU Net Developers,
> Just for fun, I tried to configure and install GNU Net from source (gcc
> version 8.3.0), but I ran into problems due to missing libraries. I was
> able to install a few of them very easily (libgcrypt, libjansson,
> libcurl, and so forth), but the one that I'm stuck on is libsodium.
> `apt` tells me that "libsodium-dev is already the newest version
> (1.0.17-1)," but I know that the system requires me to have libsodium
> 1.0.18 or higher. So I went to the libsodium page and tried to download
> 1.0.18 from their releases page
> <>, but even after
> installing this into /usr/local/lib, the configure script (for GNU Net)
> yields the same version error.
> Could you let me know if you can help me find it?
> Any help would be well-appreciated.
> -Vince, aka allLogarithmsEqual
> P.S. I love developing in C, but I cannot promise I can contribute much
> to this. I just wanted to see if I could test it out.
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