Re: Compiling mc-4.5.44 [no:command not found]
Thanks for your reply. No you are not wrong, according to another
source of email message posted on :
It also mentions about gettext.
Then I checked my system, there is no gettext installed. So I installed
gettext-0.10.35 and re-configured mc-4.5.44, make yields no error this time
and finally installed mc.
Thanks for your help.
BTW, the old config.log do not mention about msgfmt but an error to xpm.h
which is concerning X windows. I havn't installed that package yet.
Francesco Bochicchio <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 29, 2000 at 02:34:29AM -0700, Sherab Puntsok wrote:
> > Hi debs,
> > I have a problem on compiling mc-4.5.44.tar.gz
> > no: command not found
> > Details:
> > make: Entering directory `/home/download/mc-4.5.44/po'
> > file=./`echo nl | sed 's,.*/,,'`.gmo \
> > && rm -f $file && PATH=../src:$PATH no -o $file nl.po
> > make:***[nl.gmo]Error 127
> > I've tried dpkg -S no, but couldn't find it.
> > Any hints appreciated. Thank you.
> > Alan
> From a quick look to my version of the Makefile ( mc-4.5.50/po/Makefile ),
> I believe that the rule which failed is :
> file=$(srcdir)/`echo $* | sed 's,.*/,,'`.gmo \
> && rm -f $$file && $(GMSGFMT) -o $$file $<
> In the same Makefile, the variable GMSGFMT was set as follows :
> GMSGFMT = PATH=../src:$$PATH /usr/bin/msgfmt
> From the little I know, I understand your system is missing 'msgfmt'.
> 'no' is probably the substitution string taht 'configure' used when
> it didn't find this program ( the configure script should have failed;
> check your config.log if you still have it )
> Finally, dpkg -S msgfmt says :
> MyDesktop:~$ dpkg -S msgfmt
> gettext: /usr/bin/msgfmt
> So, try intalling gettext package and compiling again.
> Of course, if you have it already, I'm completely wrong :-)
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