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autoconf installation in solaris 9

bash-2.05$ ./autogen.sh buildcheck: checking installation... ./build/buildcheck.sh: autoconf: not found buildcheck: autoconf not found. You need autoconf version 2.50 or newer installed. ...
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Having trouble building gcc (libiberty obstack.c won't compile)

I'm running openSUSE 11.4, which is kinda old, so I'm trying to build some updated dependencies for another thing I want to build. I've downloaded the source for gcc-6.4.0 (also tried the latest - ...
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Use Xorg autoconfig to dynamically apply settings depending on monitor?

The setup is as follows: a common Gentoo linux based system image (has to be shared between all) 1 out of 3 different touch based input devices 1 out of 3 different monitors There is always only one ...
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How do I use autoconf with Cygwin

Environment Windows 7 Cygwin 2.0.2(0.287/5/3) I have installed autoconf and I have tried... $ autoconf-2.69 autom4te-2.69: need GNU m4 1.4 or later: /usr/bin/m4 and $ autoconf-2.13 Autoconf ...
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How to run autotools from a nonstandard directory?

I'm trying to build a library on a remote CI server, but I don't have root privileges. The library requires autoconf, automake and libtool packages to be installed. I can't do that with apt-get ...
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Trying to install autoconf dependencies without root permissions

so this is just a part of my grand installation of i3 on a school Linux PC. I'm trying to compile i3 myself and install it in my home directory. I just used my home directory as a prefix for ...
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Error when compiling in Cygwin: “cannot run /bin/sh ./config.sub”

Premise, this is the first time I try to compile anything. I am using the Cygwin (64-bit) terminal on a Windows machine. I am trying to compile some source files that came in a tarball. I navigate ...
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Configure script fails: error: Canonical host info x86_64 unknown cygwin

If this is off-topic, please suggest where I might ask this question. I'm recompiling a library on Cygwin using autotools. I last built it four years ago, and at that time everything worked fine. ...
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Updating autoconf on CentOS

I am working on a CentOS 6.8 system without root privileges. It has autoconf 2.63 installed. I need a more recent version to install something. I downloaded autoconf 2.69 and installed from source (...
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Compiling pinfo on OS X

I would like to install pinfo on my Mac for reading info files, instead of using the bad looking elder brother info. pinfo is not yet provided by Homebrew. Perhaps it will soon, when I will get this ...
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gcc unrecognized command line options '-V' and '-qversion' with autoconf

When compiling with gcc 4.7.2 and autoconf 2.69, I am routinely getting results such as these in configure.log. Example: configure:3091: $? = 0 configure:3080: gcc -V >&5 gcc: error: ...
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How do install POEdit on CentOS 7?

I want to install POEdit on CentOS 7. After running ./configure, I receive a message about several libraries not being installed, such as wxWidgets and Boost. I've installed these libraries and it ...
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Why I obtain this error message when I try to compile cgminer? autoreconf error

I am trying to install Cgminer on my RaspBerry (it use RaspBian that is a Debian minimalistic version) as explained here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=494625.0 In particular the ...
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian): make: *** [bootstrap] error

I'm trying to compile the gcc version 2.95.3 on raspbian, I need it in order to compile the 2.6 kernel. I'm following this tutorial, but when I get to the bootstrapping step, i get make[1]: Entering ...
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How do I resolve an error about AM_PROG_LIBTOOL when building libopus from git?

I've downloaded libopus from git and tried to build it, however I get, Updating build configuration files, please wait.... configure.ac:38: warning: macro 'AM_PROG_LIBTOOL' not found in library ...
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Can't locate Autom4te/ChannelDefs.pm in @INC (when it definitely is there)

I've been running into trouble running make for a build process that I know works on a 32-bit Ubuntu VM. I am running a 64-bit Ubuntu VM, and I have a feeling that the 64-bit may be the problem, but ...
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Autoconf, Libtool, and an undefined AC_PROG_LIBTOOL

I am trying to build a library, and the README instructions are to call configure.ac, then make. Unfortunately, I am running into an error: configure.ac:75 :error: possibly undefined macro: ...
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Why gdb is bind to fixed version of autoconf?

Edit 1: I am trying to build gdb from source. Why can't I use autoconf 2.65 instead of 2.64? It is confusing:( /var/lib/gforge/chroot/home/users/mirror/ins/ins-autoconf/bin/autoreconf -iv ...
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How to update autoconf if I don't have root privilege?

Failed to run autoreconf -iv, for i am using a old autoconf, but i can not update it using system package manager since i am not root so how to update autoconf from 2.59 to 2.64? error message when ...
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Why did rtorrent fail to build?

I am not root, so I have to build rtorrent from source and hope to install it in my home directory, but it failed, why? [mirror@hugemeow rtorrent]$ ls AUTHORS autogen.sh ChangeLog configure.ac ...
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What should I do in order to build curl without an error?

This failed when I run ./buildconf The error information is as follows: [mirror@home curl]$ ls acinclude.m4 CMakeLists.txt GIT-INFO MacOSX-Framework packages TODO-RELEASE ...
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How to install Autoconf, Automake and related tools on Mac OS X from source?

I want to install autoconf, automake, m4, etc… from the source on a Mac OS X 10.7.2 machine running Xcode 4.2.1. The problem is anything that I try and install I have to rely on autoconf. Therefore, I ...
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Updating autoconf on OSX Lion

New Mac user here (got it for work), so hopefully this is just me being stupid. Anyway, I'm trying to update my autoconf, and it seems to be stuck...and I'm not sure why. I am trying to update to ...
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Is it possible to speed up ./configure?

To compile a software package on a workstation with many CPU cores (say 12), the configuration stage often takes much longer than the actual compilation stage because ./configure does the tests one by ...