Ubuntu Build: Libnettle 2.1 vs Libnettle 3

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 10:59:06 CET 2010

Hi All,

I'm trying to work from the repo. Any ideas?


$ git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/gnutls.git
$ cd gnutls
$ make bootstrap
checking for ld used by GCC... /usr/bin/ld
checking if the linker (/usr/bin/ld) is GNU ld... yes
checking for shared library run path origin... done
checking whether to use nettle... yes
checking for libnettle... no
configure: error:
  *** Libnettle 2.1 was not found.

make: *** [bootstrap] Error 1
$ apt-cache pkgnames | grep nettle
$ sudo apt-get install libnettle3
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
libnettle3 is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
$ uname -a
Linux studio 2.6.32-25-generic #45-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 19:52:42 UTC
2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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