how to run automake/conf on newlib

Earnie Boyd
Wed Jan 8 18:50:00 GMT 2003

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> "J. Johnston" wrote:
>>The instructions are valid.  I am able to use autoconf 2.13 in
>>the specified directory with no problems.  I do not know why your autoconf 2.13
>>is failing and mine works fine.  Perhaps this is an issue for the autoconf
> Could you please doublecheck your auto* versions against newlib 1.11.0
> and report the versions you are using?  
> I think you have to use a new autoconf and an old automake.  I think 
> I made it work with the combination of autoconf 2.57 and automake
> 1.4-p5.
>>Newlib has never tested using autoconf 2.5x and it is not
> Hmmm... me thinks you are wrong here.  newlib 1.11.0 has
> this all over the place:
> ../a29k/
> ../arm/
> ../d10v/
> ../d30v/

That's autoconf version 2.5 which is less that autoconf version 2.13 and 
is less than autoconf version 2.50.


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