bugGNU Typist - Bugs: bug #37180, Building 2.9.1 fails due to not...


bug #37180: Building 2.9.1 fails due to not properly linking with libiconv

Submitted by:  Brandon Invergo <brandon>
Submitted on:  Fri Aug 24 10:13:05 2012  
Severity: 3 - NormalPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: FixedPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Tim Marston <edam>Open/Closed: Closed
Operating System: None

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Sun Aug 18 14:39:12 2013, comment #3:

Ahh, this might be fixed by this:


The AM_GNU_GETTEXT macro (in configure.ac) should have been AM_GNU_GETTEXT(external), to specify that libintl was an external requirement (no local intl subdirectory exists).

Tim Marston <edam>
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Sun Aug 18 13:38:49 2013, comment #2:

Closing, due to lack of information. :o(

Tim Marston <edam>
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Wed May 22 20:49:55 2013, comment #1:

Hi Brandon,

Thanks for the report! It looks like you submitted this and missed off some information at the end, though! I looked in to it, but I'm not entirely sure what the problem is.

I am not an expert on GNU autoconf/automake but the docs[1] seem to say that the AM_GNU_GETTEXT macro (in configure.ac) should add linker options to link against libiconv when it isn't already part of glibc. Is this not the case on your system?

[1] http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/AM_005fGNU_005fGETTEXT.html

Tim Marston <edam>
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Fri Aug 24 10:13:05 2012, original submission:

The standard gtypist build system, as is, does not properly link to libiconv.

Relevant part of configure output:

Brandon Invergo <brandon>


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