On Sun, 21 Jun 2009 05:18:19 +1000, Viktor Mastoridis
> Thanks Geoff for encouraging me.
> I did pass a few 'levels' but finally stopped on this one (this for me is
> Martian language:-)
> make: *** No rule to make target `m4/ltoptions.m4', needed by
> (Google gives no answers to this one)
okay, I'm up now (stretch---aaahhh)now. what? oh yes...from the begininng.
./autogen.sh - yes?
./configure --prefix=/usr [<- you probably need this] --enable-optimize
--enable-arch-i686 (this too) - yes?
make - yes?
make install (as the root user - using sudo) yes?
I'm assuming that you also add the magic "-c" as previously described in
an earlier tome.
what you've got there is a 'make error' which is generally caused by
something that is missing in your system the program needs to build itself
(libs etc), or you missed out a step. if you missed out the 'make' step
and went straight to 'make install' that would explain it.
you can always start again with the following commands
make clean followed by make distclean
then start again from ./autogen.sh -> onwards. i havn't seen this
particular error myself Viktor. report back on the checklist above and
On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 10:04:01 +1000, Viktor Mastoridis
> That's the tarball, not the cvs, right? Or is it the same?
that's the same for my cvs version here too Viktor. so long as you did a
'make uninstall' in the 1.0-rc3 dir before you compiled from cvs you'd be
btw: can you record from your current cvs version?
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