Help to compile Xarchiver under FreeBSD

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at
Sat Feb 14 22:48:23 CET 2009

Le Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:43:43 +0100,
Giuseppe Torelli <colossus73 at> a écrit :

> On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Mike Massonnet
> <mmassonnet at> wrote:
> > Just to correct me, it is not the command xgettext that is being
> > called, but msgfmt, which is (for what I remember) provided by the
> > package xgettext that should be a GNU project...
> I have both:
>  virtualbsd# which xgettext
> /usr/local/bin/xgettext
>  virtualbsd# which msgfmt
> /usr/local/bin/msgfmt
>  virtualbsd#
> Any other idea why the variable is empty?

Mmhmh, maybe.

grep msgfmt config.log

If it prints out MSGFMT='/usr/local/bin/msgfmt' then there is a serious
problem.  Otherwise rerun the configure script.
I don't know how to specify to the configure script where to look for
these specific commands... maybe --program-suffix|prefix=.


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