Bug#848742: libmateweather: FTBFS: configure: error: Can't find zoneinfo directory. Use --with-zoneinfo-dir

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at debian.org
Mon Dec 19 21:12:47 UTC 2016

Source: libmateweather
Version: 1.16.1-1
Severity: serious
Tags: stretch sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20161219 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part (hopefully):
> checking for xgettext... (cached) /usr/bin/xgettext
> checking for gtk-update-icon-cache... /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
> checking for regexec... yes
> checking for struct tm.tm_gmtoff... yes
> yes
> configure: error: Can't find zoneinfo directory. Use --with-zoneinfo-dir
> 	"tail -v -n +0 config.log"

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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