[zeromq-dev] using autogen.sh

gonzalo diethelm gdiethelm at dcv.cl
Fri Feb 19 20:27:50 CET 2010

> I've never used the autotools (automake, autoconf, auto...), so I am
> at a loss.  I run the autogen.sh which should gen the configure script
> (right) and then I can work the parameters to that for the building.
> yet when I do this I get the following:
> % ./autogen.sh
> autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
> autoreconf: configure.in: not using Gettext
> autoreconf: running: aclocal --force -I config
> autoreconf: configure.in: tracing
> autoreconf: configure.in: not using Libtool
> autoreconf: running: /usr/bin/autoconf --include=config --force
> configure.in:52: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_LIBTOOL_WIN32_DLL
>       If this token and others are legitimate, please use
> m4_pattern_allow.
>       See the Autoconf documentation.
> configure.in:53: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
> autoreconf: /usr/bin/autoconf failed with exit status: 1
> Could not run autoreconf, check autotools installation.
> I tried adding m4_pattern_allow ([^AC_]) to the configure.in - it
> passes that part of autoreconf but the makefiles complain about the
> same macros.
> What dumb thing am I missing?

You will need at least pkg-config, autoconf (which you have), automake and libtool. Good luck.

Gonzalo Diethelm

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