[sane-devel] Compile Sane from source

Louis Lagendijk louis at fazant.net
Tue Mar 10 10:33:51 GMT 2020

On Tue, 2020-03-10 at 09:30 +0000, Ismet Bahadir wrote:
> Hi All,
> I’m trying to compile Sane from source but I’m getting errors. These
> are the references I follow:
> http://www.sane-project.org/INSTALL.linux
> I download the source code but autogen and
> configure gives error: 
> ubuntu at ubuntu:~/backends$ ./autogen.sh
> autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
> autoreconf: running: autopoint --force
> Can't exec "autopoint": No such file or directory at
> /usr/share/autoconf/Autom4te/FileUtils.pm line 345.
> autoreconf: failed to run autopoint: No such file or directory

The 4th l;ine gives you a hint to the problem: you don't seem to have
autopoint installed. On my RHEL system it is provided by the gettext-
devel package

BR, Louis
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