compilation problems

Dave Peticolas
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 16:04:11 -0700

Dick Goldberg writes:
> Perseverence, progress, too little know-how.
> I thought swig was installed but it wasn't, so I re-downloaded and
> installed it properly (I think.)
> I had too recent a version and I had to go back and an older more stable
> one.
> Then using more good advice from these postings I got configure to work
> using --with-swig=<path>.
> Ran 'make' and it terminated with the message:
> Entering directory ../../src/optional
> No rule to make target 'all'. Stop.
> Checked the Makefile in src/optional and it exists but is empty.
> I have run out of ideas.  Can someone please give me a hand.

Remove config.cache and rerun ./configure. This should build
a proper Makefile. Also, with swig installed now you shouldn't
need the --with-swig argument.