[HarfBuzz] (noob?) Building HB

suzuki toshiya mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Tue Aug 2 05:43:16 PDT 2011

Thanks. Hmm, according to the log, it seems that autoreconf
could not load pkg.m4.  Could you check whether pkg-config
is installed? And, if it is installed, please check if pkg.m4
exists in /usr/share/aclocal*/.

For Debian-related distributions, "dpkg -l pkg-config" will
show something if pkg-config is installed, and, "dpkg -L pkg-config"
will show the list of the files in the package.


Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> On 08/02/2011 04:03 PM, suzuki toshiya wrote:
>> Umm. In my case, when autoconf cannot find pkg.m4 (autoconf
>> support file in pkg-config), I got the error you found.
>> But this is only the case that I used confused autotools
>> installed manually. I guess your autoconf won't fall such.
>> Could you send me the debug output of autoreconf?
>> "autoreconf --debug" will generate long output showing
>> which macro files are loaded and which macros are defined,
>> like this:
>> $ autoreconf --debug
>> aclocal: found macro AM_PROG_VALAC in 
>> /kiyomizu/share/aclocal-1.11/vala.m4: 17
>> aclocal: found macro AM_PROG_UPC in 
>> /kiyomizu/share/aclocal-1.11/upc.m4: 9
>> aclocal: found macro _AM_PROG_TAR in 
>> /kiyomizu/share/aclocal-1.11/tar.m4: 24
>> ...
> I have given the xzipped form of the output of
> autoreconf --debug 2> autoreconf.output.txt
> I hope that's OK...

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