[theora-dev] RE: autoconf problem

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Thu May 29 05:57:15 PDT 2003

On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 11:37:11PM -0400, Dan Miller wrote:

> > ./configure: line 524: syntax error near unexpected token 
> > `AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE(libtheora,0.0)'
> > ./configure: line 524: `AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE(libtheora,0.0)'
> nevermind, SDL wasn't installed properly.  Not that this was in any way a
> useful or clear error message...

I do not see how this error could be caused by an SDL problem; it usually
means that the automake macros were not loaded, and so AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE was
literally output into configure, rather than being expanded.  Had you run
aclocal prior to running autoconf?

 - mdz
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