Configure not finding autoconf & automake

Todd Goodman tsg@bonedaddy.net
Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999


This looks like what I get if I have a script with carriage-return/newline
line endings on a binary mount.

I had the same problems with autoconf and automake.

Todd

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner@sourceware.cygnus.com
> [ mailto:cygwin-owner@sourceware.cygnus.com]On Behalf Of Steve 
> Bloomfield
> Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 9:16 AM
> To: 'earnie_boyd@yahoo.com'
> Cc: 'cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com'
> Subject: RE: Configure not finding autoconf & automake
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Earnie Boyd [ mailto:earnie_boyd@yahoo.com ]
> > Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 8:46 AM
> > To: Steve Bloomfield; 'cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com'
> > Subject: Re: Configure not finding autoconf & automake
> > 
> > 
> > --- Steve Bloomfield <SteveBloomfield@winn-dixie.com> wrote:
> > > When I run configure to set up anything it reports that 
> autoconf and
> > > automake are not found (but continues).  These were 
> > included with version
> > > 1.0 and they are in my PATH, so what's wrong?
> > > 
> > 
> > Is the configure script looking for a physical rather than a 
> > relative path to
> > autoconf and automake?
> > 
> 
> Here is what autoconf looks like when I run it:
> /:autoconf --version
> : not found
> : not found
> : not found
> : not found
> : not found
> : not found
> /usr/local/bin/autoconf: 41: Syntax error: expecting "in"
> 
> Here is what the configure script does:
> /:if (autoconf --version) < /dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> > echo I have it
> > else
> > echo I dont
> > fi
> I dont
> /:
> 
> Are there environment variables needed for autoconf to work correctly?
> 
> -Steve Bloomfield
> 
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