Re: Gnome from CVS breakage

Tom Tromey wrote:
> Adric> checking For extra flags to get ANSI library prototypes... none needed
> Adric> ./configure: 1840: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
> Adric> gmake: *** [config.status] Error 2
> Adric> bash-2.01#
> This is a problem with the configure script.  So any messing with make
> or the Makefiles is premature -- the Makefiles don't even exist yet.
> This appears to be some code in configure which your sh does not
> accept.  This could be a bug in, some `.m4' file,
> autoconf, or your sh.  It is hard to tell without more information.

Hmmm, so if the sh can't find the .m4 file, you could end up with
syntax errors in your configure file?  In my case, I used
./ --prefix=/opt for compiling glib...where should I
symlink my .m4 files?  Should I do:

  ln -s /opt/share/aclocal/glib.m4 /usr/share/aclocal

and so forth?


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