Unable to find 'automake'
gerard at seibercom.net
Sun Feb 26 05:02:25 PST 2006
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 26, 2006 at 05:17:30AM -0500, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> > Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 06:23:42PM -0500, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> > > > Using FreeBSD 5.4
> > > >
> > > > While building 'portmanager', I noticed this error message:
> > > >
> > > > Making all in libMG
> > > > Making all in src
> > > > cd ../.. && /bin/sh
> > > > /usr/ports/sysutils/portmanager/work/portmanager-0.4.1/missing --run
> > > > automake --gnu libMG/src/Makefile
> > > > automake: not found
> > > > WARNING: `automake' is missing on your system. You should only need it if
> > > > you modified `Makefile.am', `acinclude.m4' or `configure.ac'.
> > > > You might want to install the `Automake' and `Perl' packages.
> > > > Grab them from any GNU archive site.
> > >
> > > Verify that your system clock is correct.
> > >
> > > Kris
> > The system clock is right on. Why would that affect it anyway?
> If file timestamps are off then it will think the auto* files are out
> of date and need to be regenerated.
Thanks for the explanation. Unfortunately, that does not appear to be
the source of the problem. Obviously, this is not a critical situation;
however, I would like to nail down why it is happening. Do you have any
other avenues that I might explore?
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