I don't know much about autotools so I asked our local guru :-)
Below his reply. Not sure that it will help much.
PS. You can run gramps from the source directory with out installing it, which
nicely side steps the need to run automake at all.
On Tuesday 16 Aug 2005 14:55, you wrote:
> Richard Taylor wrote:
> > From a ML that I am active on....
> > Is this a automake version problem?
> It could be one of two things:
> i) the Makefile.am/configure.ac were written for a different
> automake version
> ii) the installed gconf macros were written for a different
> autoCONF version (probably written for 2.13 where OP has
> 2.5x installed).
> The integration between automake and the autoconf macro repository
> (/usr/share/aclocal/*.m4) is tighter than most people realise. Filling
> it with macros for various autoconf versions trips automake up before
> autoconf itself has even got started...
On Tuesday 16 Aug 2005 14:38, Tim Allen wrote:
> I'm trying to build source I've checked out of the gramps20 branch, but
> not getting past square one.
> tim@... gramps2 $ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/home/tim
> processing .
> Running aclocal ...
> Running automake --gnu ...
> src/data/Makefile.am:28: GCONF_SCHEMAS_INSTALLATION was already defined
> in condition TRUE, which implies condition GCONF_SCHEMAS_INSTALL_TRUE
> # Conditionally enable/disable gconf schemas or mime types,
> # or disable both in a packager mode
> GCONF_SCHEMAS_INSTALLATION (User, where = src/data/Makefile.am:28) +=
> TRUE =>
> src/data/Makefile.am:29: GCONF_SCHEMAS_UNINSTALLATION was already
> defined in condition TRUE, which implies condition
> GCONF_SCHEMAS_INSTALL_TRUE PACKAGER_MODE_FALSE
> GCONF_SCHEMAS_UNINSTALLATION (User, where = src/data/Makefile.am:29) +=
> TRUE =>
> src/data/Makefile.am:30: SHARED_MIME_INSTALLATION was already defined in
> condition TRUE, which implies condition PACKAGER_MODE_FALSE
> SHARED_MIME_INSTALLATION (User, where = src/data/Makefile.am:30) +=
> TRUE =>
> src/data/Makefile.am:31: SHARED_MIME_UNINSTALLATION was already defined
> in condition TRUE, which implies condition PACKAGER_MODE_FALSE
> SHARED_MIME_UNINSTALLATION (User, where = src/data/Makefile.am:31) +=
> TRUE =>
> **Error**: automake failed.
> Any ideas what's going wrong here? I have previously compiled gramps
> 2.0.5 from a tarball, so it seems reasonable to assume I have all the
> dependencies taken care of.
> I've tried to track down these symbols a bit, which led me to think that
> fiddling with --disable-mime-install etc etc might help, but nothing
> I've tried has made a difference.
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