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Re: [Help] Autoconf problems when trying to build WordNet 3.0 package

On Wednesday 27 June 2007 16:45:06 pm Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jun 2007, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > OK, I can see now that /usr/lib/tk8.4/tkConfig.sh sets TK_PREFIX
> > in the environment of "configure".  But what is meant to
> > propagate this environment variable into the Makefile?  I don't
> > see anything intended to do that.  Autoconf does not
> > automatically propagate all environment variables from
> > "configure" into Makefiles (nor should it).
> >
> > It looks to me like there's a missing piece in the build system.
> Yes, you both seem to come to the same conclusion as I myself - but
> I have no idea how to fix this.  There must be some trick to propagate
> these variables, but how?  I've got no clue out of reading the
> texinfo docs.

For example, AC_SUBST(TK_PREFIX), then make sure Makefile.in has a line
-- unless it's generated by automake, which will put in lines like that 
Daniel Schepler

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