Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Autogen.sh error on ubuntu
From: "Swapnil Barai (sbarai)" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 13:04:23 -0700
Ok, I can reinstall the packages using apt-get if it makes difference.

The output of "sh -x ./aclocal-flags" :

+ aclocal --print-ac-dir
+ aclocal_dir=/usr/local/share/aclocal
+ pkg-config --variable=prefix glib-2.0
+ glib_prefix=/usr
+ [ -z /usr ]
+ glib_aclocal_dir=/usr/share/aclocal
+ dirname ./aclocal-flags
+ ac_missing_dir=.
+ echo -I ./aclocal-fallback
+ tr -d \012
+ tr -d \015
-I ./aclocal-fallback+ [ ! -z /usr/local/share/aclocal -a ! -z
/usr/share/aclocal -a /usr/local/share/aclocal != /usr/share/aclocal ]
+ echo  -I /usr/share/aclocal
+ tr -d \012
+ tr -d \015
 -I /usr/share/aclocal+ echo

+ exit 0

On Aug 28, 2009, at 12:28 PM, Swapnil Barai (sbarai) wrote:

> That's true. However as mentioned on
> http://wiki.wireshark.org/BuildingAndInstalling I wanted to install
> automake in the same prefix as libtool.  Sudo apt-get install automake
> was putting it in a diff dir.

That item applies only if you're installing libtool from source  
because the version that comes with your OS is 1.5.x and less than  
1.5.10 (as it notes, there's a bug in 1.5, fixed in 1.5.10) - *IF*  
you're installing libtool from source for that reason, *THEN* you have  
to install automake and autoconf in the same prefix.

It doesn't apply to versions that come with the OS - which includes,  
for Debian and derivatives of it such as Ubuntu, versions installed  
with an apt-get from the distribution's repository - so if you do an  
"apt-get install" of automake, autoconf, and libtool, that should be  
OK.  (If it's not, that's a bug in your distribution.)

> This is the output:

What's the output of "sh -x ./aclocal-flags"?
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