glitches building gnupg 1.0.6 (GMSGFMT, expired test key, non-executable test)

Werner Koch wk at
Tue May 29 15:41:01 CEST 2001

On Tue, 29 May 2001, Jeffery von Ronne wrote:

> I had to modify po/Makefile to remove the --statistics from the
> $(GMSGFMT) command.  (Both GMSGFMT and MSGFMT end up /usr/bin/msgfmt.)
> Either the --statitistics should be removed or ./configure needs some

This is an gettext issue.  If you don't like this please report it to
bug-gnu-utils at  For now use --with-included-gettext with configure.

> One of the secret keys used by 'make check', 9D266E0F, is expired.
> (It looks like it is used by decrypt.test.)

Yes, but is should harm.

> (A side effect of using using the patch instead of the tar file?)


> I also ended up without gpg/gpgv manpages because I don't have a 
> "docbook-to-man".



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