gettext need aclocal-1.8?

dzh duzhenhuan at
Wed May 26 23:33:14 PDT 2004

LFS 5.1
during Chapter 5
after i had ./configure gettex
 i just  run "make && make install " but
got the following problem.

lfs at dzh:/mnt/lfs/sources/gettext-0.14.1$ make && make install
Making all in autoconf-lib-link
make[1]: Entering directory 
cd . && /bin/sh /mnt/lfs/sources/gettext-0.14.1/config/missing --run 
aclocal-1.8 -I m4 -I ../config/m4
/mnt/lfs/sources/gettext-0.14.1/config/missing: line 46: aclocal-1.8: 
command not found
WARNING: `aclocal-1.8' is needed, and you do not seem to have it handy 
on your
         system.  You might have modified some files without having the
         proper tools for further handling them.  Check the `README' file,
         it often tells you about the needed prerequirements for installing
         this package.  You may also peek at any GNU archive site, in case
         some other package would contain this missing `aclocal-1.8' 
make[1]: *** [aclocal.m4] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory 
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1

Does LFS need this package?

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