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Re: libtool running with autoconf

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: libtool running with autoconf
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 08:59:16 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 03:07:37PM +0200, Markus Werle wrote:
> Though automake/autoconf/libtool are separate packages they were
> intended to be used together and one could expect them to be used
> in a somewhat plug-and-play manner.
> but:
> autoconf is not capable to recognize the existence of libtool
> and therefore fails to include  the definition of AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
> This means that it took me several hours to find out
> that aclocal needs an option -I /opt/libtool-1.5/share/aclocal
> to get rid of the following error message
> error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
>       If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
>       See the Autoconf documentation.
> Could You please be so nice and communicate that little
> but important piece of information in the top-level docs?

You installed libtool in a "non-standard" location so the above is to
be expected.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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