Gnome make install fails

Wayne Swart wayne at
Mon Jun 21 05:56:00 PDT 2004

Helo everyone

My gnome make (from the latest gnome2 port) fails during the make install

Yes I have cvsup'd all my ports, and reinstalled the latest gettext
The make part seems to not be very happy with the version of gettext i
have. also says its an unknown error:

And ngettext is installed on the box:
ngettext (GNU gettext-runtime) 0.13.1

Here is a sample of the build log file:

checking for ngettext... no
configure: error: Your Gettext installation doesn't seem to support
ngettext to handle translation of plural forms. Please install GNU Gettext
===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please direct the output of the failure of the make command to a file, and
then feed that file to the gnomelogalyzer, available from, which will diagnose the
and suggest a solution.  If - and only if - the gnomelogalyzer cannot
the problem, report the problem to the FreeBSD GNOME team at
gnome at,
and attach "/usr/ports/devel/gnomevfs2/work/gnome-vfs-"
the output of the failure of the make command.  Also, it might be a good
to provide an overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. an
*** Error code 1
Stop in /usr/ports/devel/gnomevfs2.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/x11/gnomeapplets2.
*** Error code 1

Can someone please help me out.



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