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I'm trying to build Wireshark 2.0 from the source on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been following this guide: https://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsdg_html_chunked/ChSetupWin32.html#ChWin32Generate Everything went fine until the Wireshark Build phase. So, cmake generated build files correctly. The only thing different from the guide is Qt version. I have 5.4 installed which was used to build Wireshark 1.12 (successfully). I'm adding error logs below (if you look down below you can see many are concerning Qt). I compared them with build logs from Wireshark buildbot and the trouble started when Qt should be compiled.

Any help or suggestion is welcome.

Logs: http://pastebin.com/m6asVPuv

asked 14 Mar '16, 07:06

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Aliniel
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Looks to be an issue with missing docbook components, have you installed the following Cygwin packages as per the Developers Guide, in particular the 2nd one on the list:

  • Text/asciidoc
  • Text/docbook-xml45
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answered 14 Mar '16, 07:24

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I was indeed missing docbook-xml45. But it only took 3 erros away. I also installed Qt 5.5 just to be sure and it didn't help. New logs: http://pastebin.com/hpr6VyLs

(14 Mar '16, 08:43) Aliniel

Odd results, what's the contents of C:\Development\bmakan\wsbuild64\version.h?

(14 Mar '16, 08:47) grahamb ♦

There were only these 3 lines:

Unable to open C:/Development/bmakan/wireshark/.svn/entries

#define VCSVERSION "SVN Rev Unknown"

#define VCSBRANCH "unknown"

(14 Mar '16, 08:52) Aliniel

The first line is an error and not meant to be there. version.h is configured by CMake, and uses the output of tools\make-version.pl to generate the contents.

In your case it seems to be attempting to use svn. Is this because you don't have git on your path? In your build directory, have a look in CMakeCache.txt for a line beginning with GIT_EXECUTABLE:FILEPATH=, report back what you find.

(14 Mar '16, 09:11) grahamb ♦
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This happens because of a bug in make-version.pl file. Try editing the file and in line 317 replace:

        print ("Unable to open $srcdir/.svn/entries\n");

by

        print STDERR "Unable to open $srcdir/.svn/entries\n";
(14 Mar '16, 09:14) Pascal Quantin

Pascal's solution worked. Thanks a lot!

(18 Mar '16, 02:11) Aliniel

Note this bug was fixed in the master branch in October 2015, change 11041.

@Aliniel, what version are you building?

(18 Mar '16, 03:12) grahamb ♦

It's a custom build branched from 2.0 at some earlier point. It was probably before thix fix was applied.

(18 Mar '16, 07:56) Aliniel
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