configure failed on Ubuntu Maverick

Darxus at Darxus at
Sat Nov 6 11:48:10 PDT 2010

Mesa building instructions are wrong, it uses, not configure.

While building wayland with shtool in the path:

  configure: error: cannot find install-sh,, or shtool in "." "./.." "./../.."

(I fixed it with a simlink, but that should be fixed properly.)

And then building wayland failed:

darxus at dancer:~/wayland$ git clone git://
darxus at dancer:~/wayland$ cd wayland/
darxus at dancer:~/wayland/wayland$ ls  clients  compositor  data  m4  protocol  README  spec  TODO  wayland
darxus at dancer:~/wayland/wayland$ aclocal; autoconf; ./configure --prefix=$HOME/install
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
/bin/bash: /home/darxus/wayland/missing: No such file or directory
configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking for suffix of executables... 
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking dependency style of gcc... none
configure: error: cannot run /bin/bash ./../config.sub

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perhaps Mars" -

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