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gpgme ./configure failing with dependency on GpgSM
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Release: gpgme-1.0.0.tar.gz


Fedora Core 2. GPG 1.2.4


After downloading the GPGME from the When tried to build it, the program fails at ./configure level unable to find GpgSM. Make gives errors without GpgSM

Few sample outputs are:

checking for gpgsm... no
configure: WARNING:

  • Could not find GpgSM, install GpgSM or use --with-gpgsm=PATH to enable it *** ------------------------------------------------------- config.status: executing depfiles commands

    GPGME v1.0.0 has been configured as follows:

    GnuPG path: /usr/bin/gpg GnuPG version: 1.2.4, min. 1.2.2

    GpgSM path: no GpgSM version: unknown, min. 1.9.6

    GPGME Pthread: yes GPGME Pth:

    (locate gpgsm) [ors@h1c661s gpgme-1.0.0]$ locate gpgsm [ors@h1c661s gpgme-1.0.0]$ gpgsm not present by default. ------------------------------------------------------- As a additional info Libgpg-error 1.0 is also installed.

How To Repeat

  1. Download GPGME from
  2. Read Configure, README files in the GPGME.
  3. ./configure ( here the dependency error comes)


To be able to configure and compile GpgSM which is included along with GPGME src.

Event Timeline

This was fixed in GPGME 1.0.1. Thanks for your contribution!