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Re: Maintainermode/make dep-am trouble

Trying to catch up on almost-last-year's e-mail... :-)

On Nov  8, 2002, Hans-Peter Nilsson <> wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Svein E. Seldal wrote:
>> 23 sveinse@stardust ~/tic4x/$ make dep-am
>> cd . && aclocal
>> cd . && automake --cygnus Makefile
>> cd . && autoconf
>> AC_TRY_COMPILE was called before AC_ISC_POSIX
>> AC_TRY_RUN was called before AC_ISC_POSIX
>> autoconf: Undefined macros:
>> ***BUG in Autoconf--please report*** AC_FD_MSG
>> ***BUG in Autoconf--please report*** AC_FD_CC
>> 24 sveinse@stardust ~/tic4x/$ autoconf --version
>> Autoconf version 2.13

> I see that too, using the maintainer-mode approved tools and I
> still don't know why it happens.  Perhaps a version mismatch in
> some generated *.m4 somewhere.

Or perhaps some version mismatch in some .m4 file being brought in by
aclocal that happens to get autoconf to choke.  Anyway, errors like
this *always* indicate lack of m4 [] quoting in arguments to macros.

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