Error During Autoconf
dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sun May 31 09:59:11 PDT 2009
On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 10:07 PM, Joe Sprankle <jsprankle at awlship.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-05-30 at 21:37 -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Joe Sprankle <jsprankle at awlship.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > Brand new to this.
>> > I'm attempting to learn to build kdrive and not off to a good start.
>> > Configure.ac says to run autoconf to create configure script.
>> > I'm receiving the following error:
>> > foo at foo:~/Desktop/xorg-server-188.8.131.521$ autoconf
>> > configure.ac:31: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE
>> > If this token and others are legitimate, please use
>> > m4_pattern_allow.
>> > See the Autoconf documentation.
>> Sounds like you don't have automake installed.
> automake --version
> automake (GNU automake) 1.10.2
> Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Right, now I remember what the issue is. You need to run aclocal first
so that the automake m4 macros are pulled in. However, just run the
autogen.sh script or "autoreconf -iv".
More information about the xorg