[Monetdb-developers] bootstrapping problems on HEAD

Stefan Manegold Stefan.Manegold at cwi.nl
Fri Jan 12 14:20:52 CET 2007


On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 02:14:17PM +0100, Jan Flokstra wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Here in Twente on our SuSe systems we are currently experiencing 2 problems 
> with the HEAD of pathfinder.
> 
> 1) Installing buildtools fails because mel is not handled automatically 
> anymore. We have to go to mel and bootstrap-configure by hand. Then we can 
> handle the rest of the buildtools. Did we miss something?

with up-to-date sources and clean build from scratch?

work fine for me and testing
(cf.
http://monetdb.cwi.nl/Development/TestWeb/Current/buildtools/index.html)

> 2) We are experiencing problems with the version of autoconf on SuSe10.0. 
> Bootstrap wants to run at least 2.57 but we are running 2.59 so this should 
> be OK:
> 
> LOG:
> 
> monetdb/MonetDB> autoconf --version
> autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.59
> Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.
> 
> Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
> warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> monetdb/MonetDB> ./bootstrap
> automake 1.9.6 is 1.7 or newer. Good.
> autoconf  is older than 2.57.
> We require (at least) autoconf 2.57.
> Please get a newer version (cf. http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/).
> monetdb/MonetDB>  

what does

autoconf --version 2>/dev/null | sed -n -e '/^[Aa]utoconf/{s/.* //g;s/-.*//g;p;q;}'

say?

Stefan

> Jan Flokstra.
> 
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