[PD] Compiling gem for Vanilla on Mac OS 10.9.5

Reed Perkins reedperkins32 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 20:08:05 CET 2015

I definitely did install gettext. I followed the instructions exactly for building it as well as getting it through brew. Right now the gettext folder is sitting on my downloads folder. Does it need to be somewhere else for this to work? 


> On Nov 13, 2015, at 12:00 PM, IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> wrote:
>> On 11/13/2015 01:18 AM, Reed Perkins wrote:
>> So I followed the instructions exactly until I reached the "configure"
> and on 11/13/2015 02:32 AM, Reed Perkins wrote:
>> When I run "./autogen.sh" I get a bunch of stuff and then this:
>> "configure:15171: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_LIB_APPENDTOVAR
>>      If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
>>      See the Autoconf documentation.
>> autoreconf: /usr/bin/autoconf failed with exit status: 1"
>> It seems like this command is failing in someway but I have no idea how to
>> troubleshoot this.
> the error you got indicates that you did not follow the wiki and forgot
> to install "gettext" [1].
> gfmards
> IOhannes
> [1]
> https://github.com/umlaeute/Gem/wiki/How-to-build-Gem-on-MacOSX-Mavericks#gettext
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