Hi, Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> (20/04/2011): > Maybe something along these lines? looks very nice, thanks. > -- >8 -- > Subject: build: Catch attempts to autoreconf without pkg-config installed > > The PKG_PROG_PKG_CONFIG macro contains some m4_pattern_forbid rules to > catch unexpanded pkg-config macros, but that doesn't help much if > pkg-config is not installed at aclocal time. So unexpanded macros > can escape into the configure script, producing errors at configure > time. Add our own rules to give the user a hint about where to start > towards building dpkg: > > $ autoreconf -is > configure.ac:119: error: missing some pkg-config macros > If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow. > See the Autoconf documentation. > autoreconf: /usr/bin/autoconf failed with exit status: 1 > > While at it, catch unexpanded DPKG_ macros in the same way. Checked with DPKG_FOO_DOES_NOT_EXIST, looks also right: | configure.ac:47: error: possibly undefined macro: DPKG_FOO_DOES_NOT_EXIST | If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow. | See the Autoconf documentation. > Reported-by: Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> Tested-by: Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> KiBi.
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