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Re: Bug#362584: ITP: xindy -- a flexible indexing system

On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 05:43:12PM +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> > I wanted to try out myself whether there are any issues, but it fails
> > to build with 
> Can you send me the whole build log? Do you have automake or autoconf
> installed? I've noticed that the build process fails if they are,
> because the configure files get recreated and overwrite my changes. I
> solved this with
> % export ACLOCAL=/bin/true AMTAR=/bin/true AUTOCONF=/bin/true \
>     AUTOHEADER=/bin/true AUTOMAKE=/bin/true MAKEINFO=/bin/true
> % dpkg-buildpackage ...
> but this looks more like a hack. I don't know why they get recreated and
> how to prevent this. I don't want to patch the .am files, because this is
> not needed.

Hi Joerg,

For the records, I get the same problem and I have both autoconf and
automake1.{4,7,9} installed, automake alternative pointing to automake1.9.

Somebody fluent with the autotools might give a clue here.


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