Where's Libtool?

Yuri Pankov yuri at darklight.org.ru
Tue Jul 17 18:58:48 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 02:46:06PM -0400, Michael B Allen wrote:
> On 7/17/07, Yuri Pankov <yuri at darklight.org.ru> wrote:
>> Just one note though: devel/auto* tools are mainly for ports
>> infrastructure usage, for your own use check devel/gnu-auto* ports.
>> Sorry if this is obvious.
> Ok. This is a problem. I'm trying to build something that is not in
> ports and it needs libtool. I installed the ports libtool but it did
> not work. The application I'm trying to build is choking with the
> following error:
> configure.in:212: warning: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL is m4_require'd but is not 
> m4_defun'd
> configure.in:212: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL is required by...
> configure.in:50: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
>      If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
>      See the Autoconf documentation.
> autoreconf: /usr/local/gnu-autotools/bin/autoconf failed with exit status: 
> 1
> Is there a gnu-libtool package? If there is I don't see it. There were
> a gnu-autoconf and gnu-automake packages but for some reason I don't
> see libtool in any of the standard packages for 6.2.
> Any ideas?
> Mike

Check this link
and try to do steps from "Add to your PATH /usr/local/gnu-autotools/bin"
to the end of section (without X11R6 line, of course).

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