Build errors with Pyxfce and Xfc from SVN (revision 16828)

Myles Green rmg57 at
Wed Aug 10 17:22:06 CEST 2005

When using Brian's build script (both yesterday {the 9th} and today {the
10th}) it was unable to build pyxfce and xfc. Here are the errors:

For Pyxfce:

Checked out revision 16828.
* ... done.
* Configuring pyxfce...
processing .
Running libtoolize...
Running aclocal -I m4  ...
aclocal: 37: macro `AM_PATH_PYTHON' not found in library
aclocal: macro `AM_PATH_PYTHON' required but not defined
aclocal: macro `AM_PATH_PYTHON' required but not defined
Running automake --foreign  ...
automake: unrecognized option -- `--force'
Try `automake --help' for more information.
Running autoconf ...
Running ./configure --prefix=/opt/xfce4-svn
--sysconfdir=/opt/xfce4-svn/etc ...
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles...
configure: error: cannot find install-sh or in . ./.. ./../..
* Autogen/configure for module pyxfce failed.


For Xfc:

Checked out revision 16828.
* ... done.
* Configuring xfc...
Creating XFC configuration files...
Building macros...
Adding libtools...
Generating makefiles... 33: `automake requires `AM_CONFIG_HEADER', not
automake: installing `./install-sh'
automake: installing `./mkinstalldirs'
automake: installing `./missing'
Generating configure script...

run "./configure ; make ; make install"

* ... done.
* Building xfc...
make: *** No rule to make target `clean'.  Stop.
* Build for module xfc failed.


R. Myles Green :: Calgary AB Canada
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