cmake failure (was:Re: Source directory restructuring)

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at
Thu Aug 10 03:13:58 EDT 2017

On donderdag 10 augustus 2017 07:08:38 CEST Sumit Bhardwaj wrote:
> John and Geert,
> As I remembered, I am still having problem with cmake. I have pasted the
> error message below. Is this a known problem? If not, will it be better to
> wait for Geert's restructuring and then try to fix it? For reference,
> autotools work.
> Thanks,
> Sumit
> ​[3/942] cd /home/bhardwajs/ac/devel/gnucash/po && /usr/bin/cmake ...e -D
> PO_DIR=/home/bhardwajs/ac/devel/gnucash/po -P check-po.cmake
> FAILED: po/CMakeFiles/check-po
> cd /home/bhardwajs/ac/devel/gnucash/po && /usr/bin/cmake -D
> INTLTOOL_UPDATE=/usr/bin/intltool-update -D PO_DIR=/home/bhardwajs/ac/deve
> l/gnucash/po -P check-po.cmake
> The usage of POTFILES.ignore is deprecated. Please consider moving the
> content of this file to POTFILES.skip.
> The following files contain translations and are currently not in use.
> Please
> consider adding these to the file, located in the po/ directory
> If some of these files are left out on purpose then please add them to
> POTFILES.skip instead of A file 'missing' containing this list
> of left out files has been written in the current directory.
> Please report to gnucash-devel at
> CMake Error at check-po.cmake:22 (MESSAGE):
> is missing files.  See 'missing' in
>  /home/bhardwajs/ac/devel/gnucash/po

That's a weird error and I can't reproduce.

What platform/os are you on ?
What are the exact commands you are using to get here ?
What's the contents of /home/bhardwajs/ac/devel/gnucash/po/missing ?


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