On Wed, 12 Jan 2022, Johannes Lips wrote:
On 12/01/2022 20:45, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2022, Johannes Lips wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> when trying to replicate the issue Sven faced in another thread. I came
>> the issue that currently the shipped addons are not built and installed in
>> I am using the gretl spec file, which can be found at .
>> I tried adding
>> %configure --disable-static \
>> --disable-avx \
>> --with-mpi \
>> --with-dbnomics \
>> --with-extra \
>> --with-geoplot \
>> --with-gig \
>> --with-ivpanel \
>> the addons to the configure command, but no luck. Could you please tell me
>> to build and install these addons?
> Johannes, the addons get built if you pass --enable-build-addons.
> I should explain: we didn't make that the default because the build
> requires quite a full TeX setup. The idea is that if the addons are
> not included in a gretl package for Linux, they should get downloaded
> from sourceforge on demand.
Ok, but then something else might be broken, because I couldn't install the
dbnomics function package from gretl.
When accessing File - Databases - DB.NOMICS I get the error message in the
load function package: failed on
OK, we need to investigate that -- accessing that menu item ought to
cause gretl to download the dbnomics addon from sourceforge, if it's
not already installed.
But I couldn't install the dbnomics function package from File -
Function package - On server, because it's not present in the
That's expected, because dbnomics isn't a contributed package, it's
an "official" addon. Could you see what happens if you try under
/Help/Check for addons ? (Though that shouldn't be necessary.)
Not sure what's missing or wrong here, but that's why I
thought I should
compile them for installing them from the beginning.
If TeX isn't a blocker, that would be good. But we need to see
what's going wrong with the other pathway (when the addons are not
buit into the gretl-for-Linux package).