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bug#17840: [PATCH] libtool: Use 'file' instead of '/usr/bin/file' on GNU
bug#17840: [PATCH] libtool: Use 'file' instead of '/usr/bin/file' on GNU systems.
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 21:29:01 +0100
> On 28 Sep 2022, at 14:34, Felix Lechner via Bug-libtool via Bug reports for
> the GNU libtool shared library maintenance tool <email@example.com> wrote:
>> there are a number of different 'file' programs and libtool expects
>> particular output from the 'file' program that it uses.
> I only have one kind of 'file' program installed, and Libtool cannot find it.
> Developing on Guix—which is a GNU project like Libtool—I hope to
> migrate the authentication logic in Linux PAM to Guile (another GNU
> project). I presently use Autotools and Libtool.  When running
> './configure' I get the error:
> ./configure: line 6750: /usr/bin/file: No such file or directory
Which version of libtool? Can you share the header of the configure script too?
which landed in 2.4.7. Note that configure scripts must be regenerated using a
newer libtool to use this.
(See also the far older
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libtool/2014-06/msg00005.html but I don't
think that landed at a very quick glance).
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