[Dovecot] dovecot-lda: problems compiling

Bob Gustafson bobgus at rcn.com
Tue Jan 10 05:47:12 EET 2006

The command to fix is 'up2date gettext', not 'update gettext'

On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 10:47 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-01-08 at 19:44 -0500, nospam wrote:
> > I am trying to compile the dovecot lda and running into some problems.
> > (compiling most recent version on Fedora core 4).
> > 
> > I was able to compile the dovecot imap server just fine.  However ..
> > when I try to run configure in the lda package (after running autogen)
> > it gets stuck on this line :
> > 
> > + eval 'sed -f ./confstatm19105/subs-1.sed | sed
> > -f ./confstatm19105/subs-2.sed | sed -f ./confstatm19105/subs-3.sed'
> > ++ sed -f ./confstatm19105/subs-1.sed
> > ++ sed -f ./confstatm19105/subs-2.sed
> > ++ sed -f ./confstatm19105/subs-3.sed
> 64bit Fedora? Yes, seen this there. Don't know if it has been reported
> to Redhat yet.

Yes, I reported it. The fix is to do 'update gettext' and then recreate
the dovecot and dovecot-lda directories from cvs (do 'co' command) and
go through the autogen process again. You will not that the AM_ICONV
diagnostic is not there any more (gettext fixed that one).

You many get a diagnostic from the dovecot-lda autogen stage that a file
config.in.am (I am doing this from memory - may be slightly off) is
missing. If you look at the directory, that file has been generated, but
too late to avoid the diagnostic. Just repeat the autogen step.

You should be able to go ahead and do the configure, make, make install,


I haven't had the time to finish these steps myself and write it up, but
give it a try.

Bob G

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