Help to compile Xarchiver under FreeBSD

Landry Breuil landry.breuil at
Mon Feb 16 09:59:07 CET 2009

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Giuseppe Torelli <colossus73 at> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 10:48 PM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at> wrote:
>> 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=.
> It prints out NOTHING. I rerun the configure script and still nothing.
> Can you please pull out the sources and verify by yourself so to
> understand if it's a matter of configure script?
> $ svn co

I have the same problem when compiling various svn components of Xfce, and
i'm now used to run "MSGFMT='/usr/local/bin/msgfmt' ./" to make
sure it picks it correctly.
Blame autotools.


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