Problems with compiling autoconf 2.57 or 2.59

Allard Welter allard at nospam.nl
Sat Apr 17 12:13:47 PDT 2004


On Saturday 17 April 2004 17:58, markus at itamarkroth.de wrote:
> Hello,
> I've got the following problem, if I try to compile autoconf, it appears
> after starting 'make':
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib'
> ../../tests/autom4te                            \
>         --language=m4sugar                      \
>         --freeze                        \
>         --output=m4sugar.m4f
> Can't locate Data/Dumper.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
> /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests
> /../lib /tools/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i686-linux /tools/lib/perl5/5.8.0
           ^^^^^
> /tools/lib/perl
   ^^^^^
> 5/site_perl/5.8.0/i686-linux /tools/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0
> /tools/lib/perl5/s
> ite_perl .) at /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/../lib/Autom4te/C4che.pm
> line 35.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
> /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/../lib/Autom4t
> e/C4che.pm line 35.
> Compilation failed in require at
> /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/.././bin/autom4te
> line 39.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
> /sources/autoconf-2.59/tests/.././bin/autom
> 4te line 39.
> make[2]: *** [m4sugar.m4f] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib/m4sugar'
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/sources/autoconf-2.59/lib'
> make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1

I don't know this error, but since no-one is responding I'll guess. This 
smells of a perl problem. Did perl install cleanly? did you run the tests?

The other thing that strikes me is that /tools is still being referred to. So 
either something is wrong with your path, or my guess above is correct.

>
> I guess I know, what the problem is, but I don't know how to solve it.
>
> I tried to use autoconf 2.59 instead of autoconf 2.57 because I thougt
> the archive could be demaged.
>
> Please help me...
>
> Greets
> Markus Rothenbusch

Allard

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