wayland-build-tools build fail for libinput "./wl_build: line 19: ./autogen.sh: No such file or directory"

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Sep 10 23:08:17 UTC 2017

On Sat, Sep 09, 2017 at 09:10:46AM -0500, michael-wayland-user at michaelzfreeman.org wrote:
> Hi,
> My first post here. I'm in the process of slowly replacing Xorg with
> Wayland. I've always been interested in the possibilities of 3D operating
> systems and Wayland is a very exciting time for Linux.
> I have tried building Wayland using the "wayland-build-tools" on Github -
> https://github.com/wayland-project/wayland-build-tools ...

did you pull the latest repo? master branch suggests this has been fixed


> However the build fails when it gets to "libinput" because the project has
> changed from using "autogen" to meson and ninja -
> https://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/latest/building_libinput.html
> I am endeavouring to make a fix for this but I'm not familiar with Wayland
> and my scripting skills are a bit rusty. I suspect I may be able to build
> libinput manually and the script might pick up that its installed at the
> dependencies stage. If anyone is familiar with these scripts then any help
> would be greatly appreciated.
> Michael Z Freeman

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