Make fails in po directory

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Jul 30 11:12:05 EDT 2007

Daniel Smith <dlsmith at> writes:

> No, they are installed.  It's just not finding them.
> I found the problem, though (I think -- I'm rebuilding now):
> $ -> export CPP_FLAGS="-I/opt/local/include"
> $ -> export LDFLAGS="-L/opt/local/lib"
> $ -> export DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH="/opt/local/lib"
> Accidentally spelled it CPP_FLAGS, not CPPFLAGS.
> I don't have a lot of experience with autoconf (I'm a Java guy), but
> is this something ./configure is expected to catch?  It would be nice
> if configure failed right away, rather than waiting for the
> mysterious failure during make.
> —Dan

Arguably, yes, configure should look for the gettext utilities.

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