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New toolchain, which is default for some distributions (like Arch Linux) makes it hard to build Mono, there are errors:
> runtime/Makefile.am:2: error: support for Cygnus-style trees has been removed
see http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake-patches/2012-04/msg00228.html for reference.
There are also other issues that cause troubles, like:
configure.in:17: error: 'AM_CONFIG_HEADER': this macro is obsolete.
You should use the 'AC_CONFIG_HEADERS' macro instead.
/usr/share/aclocal-1.13/obsolete-err.m4:12: AM_CONFIG_HEADER is expanded from...
configure.in:365: error: 'AM_PROG_CC_STDC': this macro is obsolete.
You should simply use the 'AC_PROG_CC' macro instead.
Also, your code should no longer depend upon 'am_cv_prog_cc_stdc',
but upon 'ac_cv_prog_cc_stdc'.
which were promoted to errors from warnings in newer autoconf (don't know exact version).
Fixed in master/mono-2-10.
Debian stable, testing and sid use automake 1.11.6 which generates a compile error with the patch created for mono 3.0.3
Could you paste the error message ?
[/opt/mono] ~/Git/mono @ ./autogen.sh --prefix=/opt/mono
libtoolize: putting auxiliary files in `.'.
libtoolize: copying file `./ltmain.sh'
libtoolize: putting macros in AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIR, `m4'.
libtoolize: copying file `m4/libtool.m4'
libtoolize: copying file `m4/ltoptions.m4'
libtoolize: copying file `m4/ltsugar.m4'
libtoolize: copying file `m4/ltversion.m4'
libtoolize: copying file `m4/lt~obsolete.m4'
Running aclocal -I m4 -I . ...
Running automake --gnu ...
configure.in:9: installing `./config.guess'
configure.in:9: installing `./config.sub'
configure.in:16: installing `./install-sh'
configure.in:16: installing `./missing'
ikvm-native/Makefile.am: installing `./depcomp'
configure.in:17: required file `config.h.in' not found
**Error**: automake failed.
[/opt/mono] ~/Git/mono @ automake --version
automake (GNU automake) 1.11.6
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Written by Tom Tromey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <email@example.com>.
[/opt/mono] ~/Git/mono @
eliminating the patch for automake 1.3 works perfectly
Should be fixed in master/2.10. The changes broke a check in autogen.sh so autoheader was not ran.
esos mismo cambios se deben realizar en el autogen.sh de eglib "eglib/autogen.sh" para que eglib compile
these same changes should be made in the eglib autogen.sh "eglib / autogen.sh" to compile eglib line 116
if grep "^ AM_CONFIG_HEADER" configure.ac> / dev / null; then
if grep "^ AC_CONFIG_HEADERS" configure.ac> / dev / null; then