[alsa-devel] alsa-utils- won't compile on x86_64 - CoreFoundation error

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Sun Jan 22 22:33:49 CET 2012

John Rigg wrote:
> I've just tried compiling alsa-utils- on a Debian testing amd64
> system, and configure gave a list of errors related to CoreFoundation.
> There were several similar to this in config.log:
> ...
> configure:4589: checking for CFPreferencesCopyAppValue
> configure:4607: gcc -o conftest -g -O2   conftest.c  -Wl,-framework -Wl,CoreFoundation >&5
> conftest.c:11:42: fatal error: CoreFoundation/CFPreferences.h: No such file or directory
> compilation terminated.
> ...
> Possibly a stupid question, but why is it checking for CoreFoundation
> on a Linux system?

Ask whoever wrote the GNU gettext automake macros.
Probably it's easier to let this check fail than to add an OS check.


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