libXau (cross-)building problem

Daniel Stone daniel at
Tue Aug 19 02:12:57 PDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 02:58:57PM +0600, Alexei Babich wrote:
> when I try to create "configure" script, I get error:
> ----
> [impatt at kb33 libXau]$ autoreconf --install -v
> autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
> autoreconf: not using Gettext
> autoreconf: running: aclocal
> error: must install xorg-macros 1.1 or later before running autoconf/autogen
> the top level
> autom4te: /usr/bin/m4 failed with exit status: 1
> aclocal: autom4te failed with exit status: 1
> autoreconf: aclocal failed with exit status: 1
> ----
> Before that, I made util/macros, and I got {xorg-macros.m4, xorgversion.m4, xtrans.m4} into ${PREFIX}/usr/share/aclocal directory.
> How can I solve this problem ?

It needs to be in the path of the aclocal you're running, which
presumably means /usr/share/aclocal.

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