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This macro searches for a program called ’pgclient’. If found the variable $pgclient is set to its path. Else it is set to 0. An option is added to the configure script for setting an search path instead of $PATH ($pgclient_dir). If pgclient is necessary for installing your program, you can do something like the following to stop configure with an error if pgclient wasn’t found:

   if test "x$pgclient" = "x0"; then AC_MSG_ERROR([We need that to setup the database!]); fi

pgclient can be found at

Source Code

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Copyright © 2008 Moritz Sinn

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