[Mono-list] Autoconf problem

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
27 Jun 2003 14:21:44 +0100

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 14:40, Riccardo Casero wrote:
> >I got the message
> >----------
> >FATAL ERROR: Autoconf version 2.50 or higher is required to run this script
> >**Error**: autoconf failed
> >----------
> >What's wrong? Is the wrapper that gets the wrong version? or whatelse?
>  >Please help!      -Ricky-
> I tried a lot to make it work. I found in mono-build-w32.sh the code
> # Select the stable version anyway...
> if [ ! -z "${AUTO_STABLE}" -o -e /usr/autotool/stable ]; then
> export AUTO_STABLE=${AUTO_STABLE:-/usr/autotool/stable}
> fi
> and so i changed the third line in
> export AUTO_DEVEL=${AUTO_DEVEL:-/usr/autotool/devel}
> I got some warnings but then the compiler started. I got an error later from
> the compiler about some resources missing. Did I do right?

Mini won't compile on cygwin with the devel autoconf.  We don't yet know
why (but we're working on it.)

You can build mono on cygwin at the moment by deleting the libgc after
checking out from cvs, and leaving the script using the stable

- Dick