[Flac-dev] Need help building Red Hat RPM

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 14 13:07:01 PDT 2002

--- Ian Pilcher <pilchman at attbi.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to build a Red Hat 7.3 RPM, and the XMMS plugin build is
> failing, because the FLAC libraries aren't installed yet.
> I've looked at some of the SRPMS out there.  They all patch
> Makefile.am
> in the XMMS plugin directory to make things work, but I can't to that
> on
> Red Hat 7.3, because it uses automake-1.4p5.  (I know it's old, but
> upgrading it would likely break just about every Red Hat package out
> there.)
> Any ideas?  Thanks!

Other people have had simimlar problems.  I believe it boils
down to a bug in libtool.

There's a lot of info about in this thread:


If you figure out a workaround PLEASE let us know :)


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