lftp 4.7.4 build fails with bad gettext version

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Nov 18 17:16:00 GMT 2016

On 11/16/2016 1:36 PM, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> Using cygport with no custom src_build function and
> CYGCONF_ARGS="--with-openssl --enable-packager-mode", the build fails with
> a mysterious message about a mismatched gettext version:
> ASchulma@LZ77E1AASCHULMA ~/d/c/lftp> cygport lftp.cygport build
>>>> Compiling lftp-4.7.4-1.x86_64
> autoreconf-2.69: Entering directory `.'
> autoreconf-2.69: running: /usr/bin/autopoint -V --force
> autopoint: warning: Version mismatch: specified -V but the package
> uses gettext version 0.15. Forcibly upgrading to
> autopoint: *** The AM_GNU_GETTEXT_VERSION declaration in your configure.ac
>                file requires the infrastructure from gettext- but
> this version
>                is older. Please upgrade to gettext- or newer.
> autopoint: *** Stop.
> autoreconf-2.69: /usr/bin/autopoint failed with exit status: 1
> *** ERROR: autoreconf failed
> So it says it wants gettext, but "the package uses gettext version
> 0.15".  But I have gettext installed:

This seems to be fixed in the latest cygport.


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