bugXBoard - Bugs: bug #39970, fix gettext error during autoreconf


bug #39970: fix gettext error during autoreconf

Submitted by:  Julian Ospald <hasufell>
Submitted on:  Fri 06 Sep 2013 04:34:16 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Installation/Configuration/Packaging Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.8.0

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Wed 10 Sep 2014 08:15:54 PM UTC, comment #1:

Unfortunately that patch makes it impossible to compile XBoard for people that have gettext 0.17 (= me).

The only solution seems to be to install gettext 0.17 before you configure, as apparently autoconf is not smart enough to check which gettext version you have installed, and adapt the requested gettext version to that by itself.


Fri 06 Sep 2013 04:34:16 PM UTC, original submission:

error is:

      • error: gettext infrastructure mismatch: using a Makefile.in.in from gettext version 0.17 but the autoconf macros are from gettext version 0.18
Julian Ospald <hasufell>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-11-05 apersaud StatusNone => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        ReleaseNone => 4.8.0
    2013-09-06 hasufell Attached File- => Added xboard-4.7.2-gettext.patch, #29035
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