[theora-dev] Compiling CVS? (automake/autoconf problem with autogen.sh?)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Thu Sep 26 12:53:39 PDT 2002

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 01:21:27PM -0600, emaillist at dogphilosophy.net wrote:

> I've eagerly grabbed the current CVS as of a few minutes ago, and attempted to
> build and play with theora, but am running into a snag with the autogen.sh
> script:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> bash-2.05# ./autogen.sh
> I am going to run ./configure with no arguments - if you wish
> to pass any to it, please specify them on the ./autogen.sh command line.
> Generating configuration files for theora, please wait....
>   aclocal
> aclocal: configure.in: 80: macro `AM_PATH_SDL' not found in library

You need the SDL development libraries.  In Debian, this macro can be found
in /usr/share/aclocal/sdl.m4 in the libsdl1.2-dev package, YMMV.

 - mdz
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