[OTR-dev] finch & otr

Howard Chu hyc at symas.com
Sat Jun 29 16:24:21 EDT 2013

Ian Goldberg wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 06:37:30PM +0200, kardan wrote:
>> Am Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:46:26 -0400
>> schrieb Ian Goldberg <ian at cypherpunks.ca>:
>>> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 08:00:15PM +0200, kardan wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> am on this list since some months but found no time for reading so
>>>> far. Now I enjoyed the threads very much. Maybe I will give
>>>> irssi-otr a try in the near future. I hope I can help with testing
>>>> while learning in this fine community.
>>>> For finch with otr integration I used [1] some months ago and it
>>>> worked pretty well. Now I am stuck with a configure error.
>>> I'm not sure I understand what's going on.  Who added AM_PROG_AR to
>>> configure.ac?  It looks like something in your autotools, but then the
>>> rest of your autotools didn't recognize it?  Are you sure all of your
>>> components are on a consistent version?
>>>     - Ian
>> Thanks for your answer! The patch is by me, I added the lines after the
>> libtool warnings/errors. The issue is the '--is-lightweight' option
>> added by aclocal (part of automake) that is not recognized by the
>> 'missing' script which is part of the repository. I assume it is
>> outdated but I do not understand where the option exactly comes from.
>> Kardan
>> ./missing			scriptversion=2005-06-08.21
>> ii  autotools-dev			  20130515.1
>> ii  automake                              1:1.13.3-1
>> ii  autoconf                              2.69-1
>> ii  make                                  3.81-8.2
>> ii  devscripts                            2.13.2
>> ii  libtool                               2.4.2-1.2
>> ii  libltdl7:i386                         2.4.2-1.2
>> ii  libltdl-dev:i386                      2.4.2-1.2
> Ah, I see.  You'd have to ask hyc (the purple-otr maintainer), but I

Sorry, I'm lost already, haven't seen any of these issues crop up in my own 

> think a simple expedient would just be to copy the "missing" script from
> your version of automake (/usr/share/automake-*/missing).

Sounds like a good start.

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