[Scribus] Compiling CVS version on MDK 9.1
Mon May 12 22:06:22 CEST 2003
>>Some experiences from compiling the CVS version on my Mdk 9.0.
>>Mandrake 9.0 is delivered with both 1.4-p6 and 1.6 versions of automake,
>>1.4-p6 is installed by default.
>Is that the same for Mdk 9.1?
>I can't understand why newer versions of auto conf/make weren't shipped
>with 9.0 - RH was using them.
On Mandrake 9.1:
* automake 1.7.2 (1.4-p6 is installed by default)
* autoconf 2.57 vs. 2.13 (2.13 is installed by default)
From Mandrake's autoconf package description:
"-- PLEASE NOTICE ---> this version is meant to coexist with
autoconf-2.13 (for backwards compatibility); to that end, the various
binaries are actually linked to a script which decides which version to
execute. It tries to be clever and will execute 2.5x if `configure.ac'
is present, or if `configure.in' contains AC_PREREQ and the value's 3
first letters are stringwise greater than '2.1'. You can also manually
select it by providing the environment variable WANT_AUTOCONF_2_5 set to
`1' (use WANT_AUTOCONF_2_1 if you want the 2.13 version)."
As a matter of fact, on Mdk 9.1 it was neither necessary to export
WANT_AUTOCONF_2_5="1" before doing make -f Makefile.dist, nor to create
symlinks to lcms files in /usr/include. It was still necessary to do:
before running configure for tifflib being found.
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