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RE: pspp and psppire compile experience: Fedora Core 4 and Mac OS X

From: Marshall DeBerry
Subject: RE: pspp and psppire compile experience: Fedora Core 4 and Mac OS X
Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2006 00:14:24 -0500

I now get this from configure after doing John's suggested steps:

checking for BSD-compatible nm... /usr/bin/nm -p checking whether ln -s
works... yes
./ltconfig: ./ltconfig: No such file or directory
configure: error: libtool configure failed

I'm running libtool 1.5.22 and autoconf 2.59--I thought that ltconfig is no
longer used in these newer versions--it was migrated into the


-----Original Message-----
From: John Darrington [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Saturday, December 31, 2005 9:50 PM
To: Marshall DeBerry
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: pspp and psppire compile experience: Fedora Core 4 and Mac OS X

On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 07:54:34PM -0500, Marshall DeBerry wrote:
     The pkg-config tool I downloaded is found at .  The latest version is
     Doing a "which aclocal" says /sw/bin/aclocal.  Doing a aclocal
     --print-ac-dir shows /sw/share/aclocal.  Checking out /sw/share/aclocal
     the pkg.m4 module there.
     I've got automake, pkg-config, autoconf, and aclocal all in /sw/bin.
     been trying out different permutations of where the pkg.m4 module might
     to live with no luck.  I'm still getting the same error when running
     I'm sure this is something simple--but I'm pretty stumped at the
moment.  It
     could be some sort of interaction with the Xcode 2.2 tools placement,
but I
     don't think so.

Hmm.  Does the pkg.m4 file have a line like


make -f Smake clean
libtoolize --automake

... then check the resulting aclocal.m4 file.  You should see the 
AC_DEFUN([PKG_CHECK_MODULES]  macro has been copied into this file.
Then do:


... which generates the configure file.   If there's any lines with
PKG_CHECK_MODULES then something's wrong.

You can pass a --verbose flag to aclocal and autoconf which might give
you a hint as to what's going wrong.


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