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Re: Problem with autotools



On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 10:34 PM, Randy Berry <randyn3lrx gmail com> wrote:
> I am trying to build a package and the source relies on autotools. I'm
> getting an error during the build install stage that I don't
> understand.
> Below are the pastes to the errors I am getting when trying to run
> 'rpmbuild -bi'
>
> rpmbuild full output: http://fpaste.org/paste/1661
> spec file: http://fpaste.org/paste/1662
> rpmbuild output (short version): http://fpaste.org/paste/1664
>
> Anyone familiar with this error that knows how to fix it?
> I'm pretty sure a patch is needed and I know how to make and apply a
> patch I just don't know where to begin at making the patch.
>
> Thanks,

Randy,

It looks like you just need to copy or link
/usr/share/automake-<version #>/mkinstalldirs into the top-level
source directory.  If you do this at build time (instead of making a
patch), make sure you BuildRequires the appropriate version of
automake.

Regards,
-- 
Jerry James
http://loganjerry.googlepages.com/


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