[Monetdb-developers] Installation troubles Mac OSX 10.6.6

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Fri Feb 11 11:43:22 CET 2011

On 11-02-2011 11:09:07 +0100, Jan Flokstra wrote:
> My installation problems on Darwin are  solved now. The main cause for
> all problems was a missing pkg-config package on Darwin. This package
> is not installed on Darwin. I think Darwin uses a utility named
> pkgutil. I think the configure script should check for the pkg-config
> installation because the current error message
> (possibly-undefined-macro:-AC_MSG_ERROR) is not very helpful.

pkg-config is another one to stack on the list to (at least) document as
a requirement.

> In short I solved the problems by:
> - installing pkg-info package (0.25)
> - Made pkg.m4 from this package visible by copying to buildtools/conf or adding directory to M4DIRS search path
> - Make sure that all <package>.pc file are visible by setting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH


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