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Re: Problems when compiling


On Mon, 2011-04-18 at 14:05:56 +0200, Daniel Lobato wrote:
> Hi and sorry for the forthcoming terminal output, the two mails in a
> row, and the newbieness of the question,
> I apparently cannot compile dpkg from
> git://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/dpkg.git
> The steps that I have followed are as simple as cloning the git
> repository in a folder and running autoconf and automake in order to
> create the correct configure and makefiles but
> the scripts fail.
> Here is what the terminal shows if I try to compile it
> root@debian:/home/daniel/dpkg# autoconf
> root@debian:/home/daniel/dpkg# automake

> Any guidance?

Yes, just run “autoreconf -f -i” and that should do it. After thet
you'll need to “./configur” it, and then “make”. You might want to
use “make check” so that the test suite is run.


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