[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
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 21:26:37 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.1 (gnu/linux)
Sam James <email@example.com> writes:
>> On 28 Sep 2022, at 14:34, Felix Lechner via Bug-libtool via Bug reports for
>> the GNU libtool shared library maintenance tool <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> See also
> which landed in 2.4.7. Note that configure scripts must be regenerated using
> a newer libtool to use this.
I don't have a reproducer handy, but we'll soon see if it works with
2.4.7; the patch linked suggests it should! We have 2.4.7 lined up for
the next rebuild cycle in Guix.
Thanks for sharing, that's great news!