Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Quoting Edward Diener <eldiener@...>:
>> Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>> Quoting Edward Diener <eldiener@...>:
>>>> After installing MSYS, the MSYS development kit and its own autoconf,
>>>> automake, libtool, bison, and m4 packages I was able to build the Mingw
>>>> autoconf 2.59 successfully. However when I tried to build the Mingw
>>>> automake 1.95 I received the message:
>>>> "checking whether autoconf works ... no"
>>>> and subsequent failure. Any ideas why this is happening ?
>>> IIRC, there is a path to the m4 executable written in windows style
>>> that needs to be changed to /bin/m4.
>> Do you mean in one of the files in the downloaded distribution,
>> automake-1.9.5.tar.bz2 ? If so, do you know which file ? A search for
>> 'bin/m4' or 'bin\m4' yielded nothing.
> No I meant the generated automake script file. Another fix would be to
> modify the prefix setting in the mingwPORT files so that it only sets
> it to /mingw instead of doing the cd /mingw and returning the value of
> pwd -W.
Please tell me what change has to be made in what file in order to get
this to work.