im.pidgin.pidgin: eaca7bcddbde5dc407ddc81c557e7722cca3e35d

elb at elb at
Thu Oct 11 13:40:37 EDT 2007

Revision: eaca7bcddbde5dc407ddc81c557e7722cca3e35d
Ancestor: ef97aa9259d77504bb07c2dff5ec0750d498e847
Author: elb at
Date: 2007-10-11T17:29:39
Branch: im.pidgin.pidgin

Modified files:


Try to fix msgfmt detection *again*.  If this doesn't work, we'll
probably have to start writing our own macros for this junk, which I
greatly desire to NOT do.

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@@ -142,13 +142,21 @@ dnl AM_GLIB_GNU_GETTEXT found it.
 dnl If we don't have msgfmt, then po/ is going to fail -- ensure that
 dnl AM_GLIB_GNU_GETTEXT found it.
-if test x$MSGFMT = xno
+if test x$MSGFMT = xno -o x$MSGFMT$GMSGFMT = x
 The msgfmt command is required to build libpurple.  If it is installed
 on your system, ensure that it is in your path.  If it is not, install
 GNU gettext to continue.
+If you have msgfmt installed, but for some reason this error message
+is still displayed, you have encountered what appears to be a bug in
+third-party configure macros.  Try setting the MSGFMT environment
+variable to the absolute path to your msgfmt binary and trying
+configure again, like this:
+MSGFMT=/path/to/msgfmt ./configure ...

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