[Geany-devel] Fw: [ geany-Bugs-2172232 ] Compilation bug

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Mon Oct 20 15:36:52 UTC 2008

On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:08:17 +0100, Nick Treleaven
<nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:

>On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:25:15 +0200
>Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
>> >> > So, the simplest solution could be to just require automake 1.7.
>> >> 
>> >> Yes, this sounds reasonable. Then users would know what the
>> >> problem was and could probably update automake.
>> >
>> >I agree. 
>> Ok, done in SVN.
>> I updated http://www.geany.org/Download/SVN to reflect this change. I
>> didn't find any other reference of a description when building from
>> SVN, i.e. using autogen.sh. Didn't we describe it anywhere else?
>I don't think so.
>I just added a FAQ about SVN build errors:
>I'm not sure that we need to mention the automake version there,
>does automake now print an error if the version is less than 1.7?

It does. ./configure finish sucessfully, as it is created by autoconf,
but once you run 'make', an error is printed that the version doesn't
So yes, we probably don't need to mention it elsewhere.


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