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Friday, January 6th 2006, 8:12pm

Kdevelop-configuration (q of a programming-noob)

Hi there,

as a noob to programming as well as to Kdevelop (fatal combination I know) I'm facing the following problem. Though on some distros I use compiling of programs works properly on others I get error messages like the following one:

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cd '/home/kanotixself/KDevelops/test' && WANT_AUTOCONF_2_5="1" WANT_AUTOMAKE_1_6="1" make -f Makefile.cvs && mkdir '/home/anne/KDevelops/test/debug' && cd '/home/anne/KDevelops/test/debug' && CXXFLAGS="-O0 -g3" "/home/anne/KDevelops/test/configure" --enable-debug=full && cd '/home/anne/KDevelops/test/debug' && WANT_AUTOCONF_2_5="1" WANT_AUTOMAKE_1_6="1" make -k 
aclocal
aclocal: configure.in: 8: macro `AM_PROG_LIBTOOL' not found in library
make: *** [all] Fehler 1
*** Beendet mit Status: 2 ***


Any hint on what might have gone wrong is welcome!

Thanks in advance (and a big apology for my rather poor English)!

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Saturday, January 7th 2006, 11:34am

This sometimes comes from the timestamp of some files in the library. Try the following command:

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touch aclocal.m4

maybe that helps.

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Saturday, January 7th 2006, 12:26pm

@coco-loco:

Thank you, but the error-message stays the same :rolleyes: .

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Saturday, January 7th 2006, 1:21pm

Check that one out:
http://www-bmu.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/doku…ound_in_library
perhaps this will help you

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Saturday, January 7th 2006, 8:11pm

@ coco-loco:

Sorry for the delay but I read your answer (with the auspicious psychiatry-url :)) just half an hour ago and had to try a little (cause the there cited shell command 'aclocal --print-ac-directory' didn't work and had to be changed to 'aclocal --print-ac-dir'). Ten minutes later I knew that the demanded libtool.m4 hadn't been installed to my system at all so I had to find and install it - hard piece of work for the noob (and English-dyslexic) I am.

BUT: our combined efforts finally payed off (yours of course more than mine). Kdevelop works absolutely properly. :P

You've been a great help to me! THANK YOU!

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "miss_understood" (Jan 7th 2006, 8:12pm)


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Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:17am

Thanks for the cookies - but in fact I didn't do anything ;)

(Viel gl├╝ck mit deinen Entwicklungen in Kdev!)