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Re: [Libguestfs] [hivex][PATCH] OS X, bootstrap: Locate pkg.m4



On Jun 11, 2012, at 11:22 , Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:55:46AM -0700, Alex Nelson wrote:
>> OS X does not include pkg-config by default.  When installed, pkg.m4 tends
>> to end up in some place that is not the autotool-expected /usr/share/aclocal/.
>> Add to bootstrap a path check so pkg.m4 can be found, so ./configure does
>> not fail invoking PKG_CHECK_MODULES.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Alex Nelson <ajnelson cs ucsc edu>
>> ---
>> bootstrap |    7 ++++++-
>> 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>> 
>> diff --git a/bootstrap b/bootstrap
>> index b2960c1..8e4cb86 100755
>> --- a/bootstrap
>> +++ b/bootstrap
>> @@ -85,5 +85,10 @@ $gnulib_tool			\
>>   --tests-base=gnulib/tests	\
>>   --import $modules
>> 
>> +# Locate pkg.m4 (installed in non-default location in OS X)
>> +# (Passing non-existent paths with -I causes aclocal, invoked by autoreconf, to die.)
>> +pkgm4dir=$(test -f /opt/local/share/aclocal/pkg.m4 && dirname /opt/local/share/aclocal/pkg.m4) || \
>> +  $(test -f /usr/local/share/aclocal/pkg.m4 && dirname /usr/local/share/aclocal/pkg.m4) || \
>> +  $(test -f /usr/share/aclocal/pkg.m4 && dirname /usr/share/aclocal/pkg.m4)
>> +
>> # Disable autopoint and libtoolize, since they were already done above.
>> -AUTOPOINT=true LIBTOOLIZE=true autoreconf --verbose --install
>> +AUTOPOINT=true LIBTOOLIZE=true autoreconf --verbose -I $pkgm4dir --install
> 
> No -- the problem here is that aclocal on Mac OS X is broken.  It
> hasn't been configured with the correct ac-dir:
> 
>  $ aclocal --print-ac-dir
>  /usr/share/aclocal
> 
> Anyway, try setting ACLOCAL_PATH to the /opt/local/share/aclocal
> directory, as described in the aclocal documentation.

Ah, thank you, that was the kind of variable I was looking for.  I found a documenting page here:
http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/html_node/Macro-Search-Path.html

Updated patch incoming.

--Alex


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