[uClibc] buildroot, problem with automake/autoconf

Manuel Novoa III mjn3 at codepoet.org
Mon Aug 23 19:57:28 UTC 2004

On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 03:09:29PM +0200, Sander Knopper wrote:
> I'm trying to build a full develop environment with buildroot.
> Now I'm getting this message while building automake:
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
> checking for i386-linux-strip... i386-linux-strip
> checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl
> configure: error: Autoconf 2.52 or better is required
> make: *** [/root/buildroot/build_i386/automake-1.6.3/.configured] Error 1
> Which is pretty weird since autoconf 2.57 gets installed right before automake 
> and with success. Is this a bug in the buildroot script(s) ?

The autoconf that gets installed by buildroot is for the target, and
is not the version used in the build.  Try checking autoconf --version
on your system.


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