make distclean problem

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 28 10:10:48 EDT 2006

David Reiser <dbreiser at> writes:

> I updated from r14497 to r14731 yesterday. While I was trying to run  
> make distclean, my mac complained:
> cd . && /bin/sh /Users/dbr/dev/gnucash/missing --run aclocal-1.9 -I  
> macros -I m4
> /sw/bin/gm4: ERROR: recursion limit of 1024  
> exceeded, use -L<N> to change it
> autom4te: /sw/bin/gm4 failed with exit status: 1
> aclocal-1.9: autom4te failed with exit status: 1
> make: *** [aclocal.m4] Error 1
> Is that -L<N> intended for the aclocal command? Should I be editing  
> my copy of Has my rash upgrade from autoconf 2.59 to  
> 2.60 caused this? Suggestions?

First, try running ./ and see what happens.  Maybe you got
an unclean update from svn or you had a bad merge?

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