CVS Software

James Drabb JDrabb at cfl.rr.com
Fri Sep 6 17:13:11 PDT 2002


On Fri, 6 Sep 2002 18:26:07 -0500
Kevan Shea <biffcool at zombieworld.com> wrote:

> I've never tried to compile anything from CVS before.  I downloaded the
> nightly tarball from sourceforge of sylpheed-claws, and all of the files
> end in ',v'.  What am I supposed to do to fix this so I can run autoconf?
> 
> Is there a tutorial "Compiling CVS code for dummies" or something out
> there?
> 
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Maybe try and check it out from cvs again.  Normally all you need to do
is ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr --blah --blah
autogen.sh will run aclocal, automake, autoconf and then you should
have your normal configure to do ./configure --prefix=/usr --blah

Jim Drabb
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