[Mono-dev] 'configure: error: ./configure failed for libgc'

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Thu Sep 20 07:48:59 EDT 2007

Andy Hume wrote:
> I've been having problems over the past few days getting a build to work and on tuesday night and yesterday morning it was quite broken here.  So I cleaned everything up and made sure I'd the most recent SVN updates.  Now on doing ./autogen --... as described by shana it fails with:
> [[
> ...
> ...
> checking sys/dg_sys_info.h usability... no
> checking sys/dg_sys_info.h presence... no
> checking for sys/dg_sys_info.h... no
> checking for threads package to use... win32
> checking whether Solaris gcc optimization fix is necessary... no
> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: error: cannot find input file: Makefile.in
> configure: error: ./configure failed for libgc
> ]]
> Is there something wrong with my setup?  Or something that breaks cygwin building?  Any suggestions?
> I see from looking at monobuild status now that the original build problems I experienced weren't only affecting me so I probably didn't need to clean up, but I'm here now. :-(

You probably do need to clean up. Note that monobuild builds are
mostly clean that do civilized cleanups and autogen every time.
Also note that the build itself is successful at this point (r86057),
so it is only "affecting" you.

Atsushi Eno

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