Re: Looking for help of automake experts (Bug #190231)
On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 02:42:35PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> ) which did not solved the problem which was couased only on MIPS but
> added new trouble for (probably) all architectures. I'm no automake
> expert and I *really* do not know what to do here.
Looking at the bug report, you say:
> If I use the aclocal.m4 provided by upstream author:
> bash-2.05b$ autoreconf --force -v
> autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
> autoreconf: configure.in: not using Gettext
> autoreconf: running: aclocal --output=aclocal.m4t
> Can't exec "aclocal": No such file or directory at /usr/share/autoconf/Autom4te/General.pm line 498.
> autoreconf: aclocal failed with exit status: 255
> I can't understand this error because
> bash-2.05b$ ll /usr/share/autoconf/Autom4te/General.pm
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root 0 11147 Apr 20 22:49 /usr/share/autoconf/Autom4te/General.pm
what's missing is "aclocal", not Autom4te::General.
> autoreconf: running: /usr/bin/autoconf --force
> configure.in:19: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_CONFIG_HEADER
> If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
> See the Autoconf documentation.
> configure.in:36: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE
> configure.in:52: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_MAINTAINER_MODE
Since you did not run aclocal, you are still missing the automake
> I'm in vain now because I really do not know enough about autoconf to
> fix this.
You have really nice docs at your fingertips: info automake.
In short: figure out why you don't have aclocal (which is part of
automake1.x) (hint: you have aclocal-1.7)