[Monetdb-developers] test missing on pkg-config in clients configure

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Sat Oct 9 23:20:05 CEST 2010


On 09-10-2010 14:33:09 +0200, Jan Rittinger wrote:
> 
> On Oct 9, 2010, at 08:16, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> 
> > On 09-10-2010 00:24:24 +0200, Jan Rittinger wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> 
> >> I got the following error message due to a missing pkg-config installation—Perhaps there could be a better error message:
> > 
> > Did you get errors from bootstrap?  configure should never hold the
> > m4 macros.
> 
> No errors with respect to pkg-config:
> 
> $ ./bootstrap
> ...
> configure.in:166: warning: macro `AM_ICONV' not found in library
> patching file aclocal.m4
> Hunk #1 succeeded at 439 (offset -5947 lines).
> configure.in:166: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_ICONV
>       If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
>       See the Autoconf documentation.
> 
> I'm also a little bit puzzled that you ask about m4 as the exact line 'PKG_CHECK_MODULES(monetdbtools, monetdb-stream...' is already in configure.ag.

Please just install pkg-config, and it's m4 macro that comes with it
(-devel?)
And also consider isntalling gettext(-devel?), to get the necessary
AM_ICONV macro.




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