Apple M1 and libgcrypt 1.9.2

Marius Schamschula lists at
Wed Mar 24 20:31:27 CET 2021

On Mar 24, 2021, at 1:17 PM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:03, Jeffrey Walton said:
>> Until you have to autoreconf and the tools are missing or too old...
> In GnuPG project you should never do autoreconf.  We distribute the
> required files for running autoconf and automake.  This way we get a
> stable config system which is not suject to all the friction metween
> different macro use.
> Regarding M1, if you config.sub has stable support for it, we should
> update these files and then see what other fixes are required.  In
> genera; autoconf generated configure scripts auto-adjust to a wide
> variety of Unix systems and you only need to tweak things for some minor
> cases - well, Apple is probably the worst player here.
> Having said this, I just ask for some patience and until we support it.
> Quick hacks are of course okay - it is free software.  Unfortunately
> they have a tendency to never go away and still show up in web searches
> after years
> Shalom-Salam,
>   Werner
> -- 
> Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.

However, running autoreconf does make patching the configure script unnecessary.

In other words, the macros used to build the packaged configure script are outdated.

Marius Schamschula

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