- Wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/gettext/gettext...t-0.12.1.tar.gz
- Untar file as tar -zxvf gettext-0.12.1.tar.gz
cdto the directory containing the package's source code and type
./configureto configure the package for your system. If you're using
cshon an old version of System V, you might need to type
sh ./configureinstead to prevent
cshfrom trying to execute
configuretakes awhile. While running, it prints some messages telling which features it is checking for.
maketo compile the package.
- Optionally, type
make checkto run any self-tests that come with the package.
make installto install the programs and any data files and documentation.
- You can remove the program binaries and object files from the source code directory by typing
make clean. To also remove the files that
configurecreated (so you can compile the package for a different kind of computer), type
make distclean. There is also a `make maintainer-clean' target, but that is intended mainly for the package's developers. If you use it, you may have to get all sorts of other programs in order to regenerate files that came with the distribution.
There might be an issue when running step 4, do the following if you get the error and restart from step 4:
stpncpy.c:34: error: expected declaration specifiers or ‘...’ before numeric constant stpncpy.c:34: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘!=’ token stpncpy.c:34: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘?’ token make: *** [stpncpy.lo] Error 1 make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs.... make: *** [all] Error 2 make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1 make: *** [all] Error 2 make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
In the 34 line of .//gettext-tools/gnulib-lib/stpncpy.c:
__stnpcpy (char *dest, const char *src, size_t n)to
__stpcpy (char *dest, const char *src, size_t n)