RE: gnome cvs build probs.
- From: "Smith, Nathan A., Capt." <smithna Comanche plk af mil>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: RE: gnome cvs build probs.
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 08:42:16 -0600
I have seen the same error message, but have been able to sucessfully ignore
it. Most likely the problem is not there, but with autogen.sh in ability to
find your *.m4 files. Could you post all your error messages? BTW the FAQ
covers a lot of this pretty well - did you look at them?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Kirkwood [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 1998 10:20 AM
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> Subject: gnome cvs build probs.
> I grabbed a CVS tarball from ftp.jimpick.com yesterday and have been
> trying to update one of my boxes to start playing with gtk/gnome again.
> Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get gtk+ to build; when I try,
> autoconf complains about "AC_TRY_RUN called without default to allow
> cross-compiling" or similar, and creates a broken configure script which
> no reasonable amount of hand-hacking can get to work. (It has a
> significant number of autoconf macros which I don't doubt are related to
> the above breakages.)
> glib has the same problems, but I managed to get it building OK with a
> little Makefile massaging.
> I suspect that this is a trivial problem, but it's bamboozling me.
> autoconf and automake are from RH5.1, for what it's worth - the system is
> largely untouched, and I've removed all obvious gtk+, glib, gnome, gimp,
> etc stuff.
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