Build Problems

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Feb 19 12:06:57 EST 2005

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Hal Goldfarb <halg at> writes:

> On Saturday 19 February 2005 09:32, you wrote:
>> > Did you try reading README.cvs?
>> >
>> > You should never run the auto-tools by hand; you should run
> Ok, so I run, and after updating a bunch of files, it pauses for 
> this announcement:
>> Press Return to acknowledge the previous four paragraphs.
> Question:  should I actually perform these steps?  To do so would seem to 
> invite myself to another trip to the build tools shed with you or Neil, 
> particularly when it says to run autoconf and aclocal.

If you read the text ABOVE the text you quoted, or if you read
README.cvs, it states quite clearly to ignore the instruction to run
aclocal by hand.  Just hit return and move on.

> Again, I appreciate your patience as I ramp up to speed.
> -Hal


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