console-tools-patch doesn't work
Thomas T. Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net
Fri Jul 14 12:16:24 PDT 2000
Interesting. I have gettext installed in the default /usr location. Maybe
that has something to do with it. It really shouldn't make a difference
though as the patches are to the configure.in and makefile.in primarily.
veldy at veldy.net
----- Original Message -----
From: Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: console-tools-patch doesn't work
> > Why did you do:
> > make
> > cd . && aclocal
> I did the 'make'.
> cd . && aclocal was done by make, so I guess it's in the Makefile
> > tar xvzf console-tools-0.2.3.tar.gz
> > cd console-tools-0.2.3
> > patch -p1 < ../console-tools-0.2.3.patch
> > ./configure --prefix=/usr
> > make -e
> > make install
> Which I did.
> > This is the only way I made it and tested it. It probably requires
> > autoconf-2.13 and automake-1.4 (and perl and m4 of course).
> my autoconf and automake are the same versions (2.13 and 1.4) and
> perl and m4 are the same as the LFS book suggests to use.
> when I execute 'make' on an unpatched console-tools tree it doesn't
> execute the aclocal script.
> I'm at a loss, but I'll try to work it out. Perhaps I did mess something
> up here. I'll be building a new LFS on Monday anyways (to test the book)
> so I'll test the patch on that one.
> The problem (AM_PATH_PROG_WITH_TEST) seems to be gettext related. I do
> have it installed but perhaps it's choking on it because it's not in
> /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin (but /usr/gettext/bin although
> /usr/gettext/bin is in the $PATH var, so it should be able to find it).
> I'll keep you updated.
> Gerard Beekmans
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