Package Details: fsl 6.0.1-2

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Package Base: fsl
Description: A comprehensive library of analysis tools for FMRI, MRI and DTI brain imaging data
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Licenses: custom
Submitter: fishburn
Maintainer: tobac
Last Packager: tobac
Votes: 9
Popularity: 0.000833
First Submitted: 2012-07-02 23:36
Last Updated: 2019-03-23 10:16

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AKSoo commented on 2017-07-21 04:39

The tar.gz's from FMRIB fail the sha1sum validation.

The build fails as well. I believe 'fftw' and 'boost' (for the headers) should be included as dependencies.

Some entries in '' has header and library directories swapped.

fishburn commented on 2017-06-13 17:15

Updated to 5.0.10 and passes all FEEDS build tests

jnvandermeer commented on 2017-03-16 07:28

In the current state and for the most up-to-date fresh install of Arch (well.. as far as my laptop goes..), fsl doesn' finish the build for many important functions such as melodic, fast5, extras, etc etc etc. - basically the installation is only half functional. Even slicer doesn't work.

The build.log produces many error messages, all of which is due to libgd (in extras) not compiling, an essential library the rest depends on. After some googling, I found that the culprit is in libpimg.c, which uses some global/standard library-provided constants which don't exist anymore in libvpx.

See here:

Anyway... long story short, I came up with some sed lines and updated my BUILDPKG with the following lines, which fixed it all for me. Insert somewhere before:
cd "${FSLDIR}"
... and just after the sed lines already in there.

echo "fixing: " ${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c

sed -i "s^vpx_img_wrap(\&img, IMG_FMT_I420,^vpx_img_wrap(\&img, VPX_IMG_FMT_I420,^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"

sed -i "s^img\.planes\[PLANE_Y\] = (uint8\*)(Y);^img\.planes\[VPX_PLANE_Y\] = (uint8\*)(Y);^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"
sed -i "s^img\.planes\[PLANE_U\] = (uint8\*)(U);^img\.planes\[VPX_PLANE_U\] = (uint8\*)(U);^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"
sed -i "s^img\.planes\[PLANE_V\] = (uint8\*)(V);^img\.planes\[VPX_PLANE_V\] = (uint8\*)(V);^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"
sed -i "s^img\.stride\[PLANE_Y\] = y_stride;^img\.stride\[VPX_PLANE_Y\] = y_stride;^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"
sed -i "s^img\.stride\[PLANE_U\] = uv_stride;^img\.stride\[VPX_PLANE_U\] = uv_stride;^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"
sed -i "s^img\.stride\[PLANE_V\] = uv_stride;^img\.stride\[VPX_PLANE_V\] = uv_stride;^g" "${FSLDIR}/extras/src/libgd/src/webpimg.c"

Thanks for providing the PKG, hope you find this info useful.

Best wishes

jnvandermeer commented on 2017-03-13 07:11

Hi all,

I also managed to get fslview working with instructions at: Only, unlike in these instructions, squeeze no longer works for me. It's been a while, so you'd have to use jessie now. fslview is actually in the basic repositories of Debian Stable. So... replace all instances of squeeze with jessie in the following instructions at:

I tried to build fslview.. but.. it just takes too long at the moment. I do get this warning about QGtkStyle could not resolve GTK, but I will ignore it.

reecestevens commented on 2015-02-03 23:11

Small maintenance note, it seems that FSL source has updated to 5.0.8. I was able to install simply by changing the version number to 5.0.8 in the PKGBUILD and disabling verification checks.The current PKGBUILD file is looking for the source link given above, which no longer exists.


fishburn commented on 2014-06-12 01:21

Thanks for continuing to look into this. If I'm understanding this correctly, they are suggesting to use a chroot of a Debian install that has all of the old libraries. Making such a pkgbuild is inconsistent with the arch way and is completely out of the question, IMO. That said, the chroot method might shine some light on how to get it to compile from source. I will take a look when I get some free time. Thanks again for following up.

bobschi commented on 2014-06-11 13:17

This works for me:

First time starting I got an error, which could be fixed by commenting out "networks":

Maybe you can put all this information together in a PKGBUILD?

fishburn commented on 2014-05-12 20:57


Yes, I consulted that page extensively when trying to get it to compile. The code is so old I had difficulty just obtaining old enough versions of some of the dependencies. Let me know if you get it working and can point me in the right direction.

bobschi commented on 2014-05-12 09:37

Thank you too. Did you have a look at this?

fishburn commented on 2014-05-10 00:21

Thanks, I've updated fsl now. I have never been able to get fslview to compile. I even tried using a binary package from neurodebian but couldn't get that to work either.