Subject: Re: libiconv not working
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/09/2003 14:26:38
In message <Pine.NEB.4.56.0308090935090.4392@kerry>, Hisashi T Fujinaka writes:
>On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> In message <Pine.NEB.4.56.0308090906000.4392@kerry>, Hisashi T Fujinaka writ
>> >On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> >> In message <email@example.com>, Matthias Scheler writes:
>> >> >In article <20030809075553.DF4FF7C92@berkshire.research.att.com>,
>> >> > Steve Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> >> >> I'm having trouble trying to build a number of different packages that
>> >> >> depend on libiconv.
>> >> >
>> >> >There are two ways to fix this:
>> >> >1.) Delete the "libiconv" package and rebuild all package depending on i
>> >> > because NetBSD-current doesn't need "libiconv" any more.
>> >> >2.) Set "USE_GNU_ICONV" to "YES" in your environment, use "make clean" a
>> >> > retry to build the package.
>> >> Any ideas on how to accomplish the first one? libiconv isn't
>> >> installed; it was properly deleted with the aid of pkgdepgraph. There
>> >> are no files in /usr/pkg/lib or /usr/X11R6/lib that contain the string
> >> 'iconv'.
>> >> I could use option 2, but I'd really prefer to get this cleaned up now.
>> >Any idea if 1) even works? I just deleted converters/libiconv and then
>> >tried to make abiword and I get:
>> >checking iconv.h usability... yes
>> >checking iconv.h presence... yes
>> >checking for iconv.h... yes
>> >configure: error: (usable) libiconv not found
>> >*** Error code 1
>> >Just like I used to before I installed converters/libiconv.
>> It hasn't worked for me -- reinstalling libiconv was, of course, the
>> first thing I tried.
>I reinstalled libiconv and now I think everything related to libiconv is
It turns out that my problem was a bug in pkgsrc/chat/everbuddy, rather
than a generic problem. A quick grep through pkgsrc reveals a few
other candidates for the same problem. Stoned Elipot fixed everybuddy
in the repository; I can now install it successfully.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb