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[Bug-gnuzilla] confusing compiling error message

From: al3xu5 / dotcommon
Subject: [Bug-gnuzilla] confusing compiling error message
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 16:39:20 +0100


When building icecat, the configure process will give a confusing error message
"Could not compile basic X program" (without telling which library should be
installed) if environment miss the xt-dev package.

I had this error building icecat 17 (but I suppose this is the same with
the newer releases) and the solution was to install the libxt-dev package.

This "bug" is also reported here:

I propose to update this error message to:
"Could not compile basic X program. The xt-dev package do not seems to be


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