[Opendnssec-user] Solved: checking for Botan >= v1.8.0 ... no

Rickard Bellgrim rickard at opendnssec.org
Wed Apr 4 11:42:09 UTC 2012

> I just ran into this again and did some diving. Turns out it's a little
> obscure error that configure didn't catch before this.
> It looks like the configure check for g++ is broken, and it mistakenly
> thinks you have it installed. Then when it uses that in the botan check,
> things break and it is blamed on botan.
> The fix is:
> yum install gcc-c++

This is apparently a bug in autoconf. A quick googling suggested to
switch the order of AC_PROG_CXX and AC_PROG_CC in configure.ac. Then
it works.

// Rickard

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