problem building libassuan + pth

Stoyan Angelov s_angelov at
Mon Nov 20 10:35:30 CET 2006

Doug Barton wrote:
> Stoyan Angelov wrote:
>> hello all,
>> i am trying to build gnupg 2.0 on Solaris 10 (x86) but i have some
>> problems building the libassuan library with the required pth support.
>> pth itself builds and installs without problems (i use pth 2.0.7 and all
>> 'make test' test pass successfully) however when i use the configure
>> script for libassuan i get:
>> checking for PTH - version >= 1.3.7... yes
>> checking whether PTH installation is sane... no
> For reasons I don't fully understand (read, didn't take the time to
> thoroughly investigate) it was necessary for me to add the following
> to the environment for configure in order to get libassuan version
> 1.0.0 to compile on FreeBSD:
> CFLAGS="${CFLAGS} -I${LOCALBASE}/include/pth"
> where "LOCALBASE" is generally defined as /usr/local.
> hth,
> Doug

hello Doug,

i tried running ./configure with explicitly set CFLAGS and LDFLAGS 
variables, however the result is the same. from an earlier config.log 
file i can see that paths were already guessed correctly. i also run the 
configure script with the  --with-pth-prefix=/usr/local option.



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