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Re: Installing from Git repository failed and problems with documentatio
Jose A. Ortega Ruiz
Re: Installing from Git repository failed and problems with documentation formats
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 01:56:17 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)
On Tue, Apr 05 2022, Laurence Finston wrote:
> I thought to try `libtoolize' first and that eliminated the Automake errors
> regarding the Autoconf macros.
> However, the missing file errors remained:
> configure.ac:52: error: required file './config.rpath' not found
> configure.ac:159: error: required file 'intl/Makefile.in' not found
> configure.ac:52: error: required file './ABOUT-NLS' not found
I think the piece you're missing is running autopoint for the i18n
stuff... but you don't need to run all this steps separately:
./autogen.sh should do it for you: have you tried simply running that
> There's no explanation of building the package from scratch with the
> build tools Libtool, Autoconf, etc., in INSTALL or elsewhere in the
> top directory.
Sorry about that: running autogen.sh, if present, is (or was, at least)
such a common practice that nobody had asked in 20 years :)
Please let me know if it helps!