[Flac-dev] build problems (autoconf/libtool)

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 28 17:40:01 PDT 2002

I don't know if this is the right solution, but you can
use -I with aclocal to point right at .m4 files:

aclocal -I <libtool directory>/share/aclocal

--- Brady Patterson <brady at spaceship.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> I want to add some code to flac and am having trouble building it out
> of cvs.
> I've had several problems, most of which were pretty easy to work
> around or
> had already been discussed here.  But this one has me stumped (though
> I am
> admittedly new to autoconf, automake, and libtool).  Here's the
> problem.
> autoconf does not see any definition for AC_PROG_LIBTOOL.  There is
> such a
> definition in <libtool directory>/share/aclocal/libtool.m4, but
> autoconf
> doesn't seem to be aware of that.  I don't know how to tell it to
> look there;
> autoconf doesn't appear to have any option to specify specific
> additonal m4
> files.
> The end result is that the makefiles say "LIBTOOL = @LIBTOOL@"
> instead of
> "LIBTOOL = libtool".  I've worked around it for now by manually
> fixing those
> lines in the makefiles but I'd like to know how to solve it.
> BTW, I changed AM_PROG_LIBTOOL to AC_PROG_LIBTOOL because aclocal
> refused to
> accept the former (which is apparently deprecated).  That's not the
> problem
> anyway, because I get the same behavior if I change it back after
> running
> aclocal.
> I'm running OS X (darwin-5.5) with autoconf-2.53, automake-1.6.2, and
> libtool-1.4.2, all of which should be the latest stable versions.

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