lack of installation documentation

Robert Heller heller at
Fri Nov 21 12:47:47 EST 2008

At Thu, 20 Nov 2008 22:06:27 -0500 Bill Brehm <wbrehm at> wrote:

> Can you put out some more documentation on the installation process  
> (in particular what packages I need) for Mac.
> The configure script tells me the 'missing' script is too old or  
> missing.
> Also, does it need to find gawk, mawk or nawk (it found awk).  All  
> three are installed on my Mac (Tiger).

configure scripts try to work across many different POSIX/UNIX systems.
Many 'common' utilities (eg  awk) come in different flavors (eg gawk, mawk
or nawk), so configure scripts look for each possible flavor. This is normal.

> The final error was
> XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module is required  
> for intltool
> I am disappointed at the lack of documentation, especially at  
> installation) to get GNU Cash working.

I *thought* there was install/build instructions for MaxOSX on the
GnuCash Wiki.

> And help?
> Thanks,
> Bill
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