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Re: is ./compile needed for automake

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: is ./compile needed for automake
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 19:11:23 +0100
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* netman (sent by wrote on Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 05:42:57PM CET:
> I wanted to use automake so I started with autoheader and every thing was ok 
> until I used
> automake that I saw this error:
> ./compile is needed 

  automake --add-missing

and it will install the `compile' script.  You need it if you use

> but I didn't see any thing about ./compile in the doc of using automake.

Yeah, it's not documented anywhere close to the documentation of
| `compile'
|      This is a wrapper for compilers which don't accept both `-c' and
|      `-o' at the same time.  It is only used when absolutely required.
|      Such compilers are rare.

> I read in doc that automake needs 

The inputs to automake are named

> so would you please guide me to solve this problem cause I am an amateur 
> and need this program very much.

Hope that helps.


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