[XForms] problem with autoconf in RH9

Reed Riddle drriddle at qwest.net
Sun Nov 23 16:22:07 EST 2003

I just installed this yesterday on a RedHat 9, with the CVS version, 
and everything worked just fine.  It's a standard RedHat install, 
nothing modified.  Have you changed anything in the system settings, or 
added/updated any software?


On Sunday, November 23, 2003, at 09:35  AM, Michal Szymanski wrote:

> To subscribers of the xforms list
> Hi,
> I've just downloaded the source from CVS depository, using:
>   cvs -d:pserver:anoncvs at subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/xforms login
>   cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anoncvs at subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/xforms co .
> Contrary to what I found in the INSTALL file, the downloaded tree lacks
> 'configure' script so I ran "autoconf". Unfortunately, it failed 
> saying:
>> autoconf
> configure.ac:6: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_CONFIG_HEADER
>       If this token and others are legitimate, please use 
> m4_pattern_allow.
>       See the Autoconf documentation.
> configure.ac:14: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_MAINTAINER_MODE
> configure.ac:17: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE
> configure.ac:29: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_CONDITIONAL
> configure.ac:52: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_LIBTOOL_WIN32_DLL
> configure.ac:53: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_PROG_LIBTOOL
> The system is RedHat 9 Linux, kernel 2.4.20-20.9, glibc-2.3.2-27.9,
> autoconf-2.57-3, libtool-1.4.3-5.
> Any ideas, hints?
> regards, Michal.
> -- 
>   Michal Szymanski (msz at astrouw.edu.pl)
>   Warsaw University Observatory, Warszawa, POLAND
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Dr. Reed L. Riddle
Associate Director of Whole Earth Telescope Operations
Iowa State University Department of Physics & Astronomy
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