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RE: install bison

From: Alvin Weigel
Subject: RE: install bison
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 15:50:51 -0500

thanks, I'll give it a try.

-----Original Message-----
From: Laurence Finston [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 3:46 PM
To: Alvin Weigel
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: install bison

> Hi,
> I'm trying to configure bison in bison-1.875 on a tru64 unix machine and
> getting the message below
> at the end of the configure.  I am unable to do run "make" for bison >

> # make
> Make: No arguments or description file.  Stop.
> #

`make' won't work unless `configure' succeeded, because the latter generates
the `Makefile' files from the `' files.

> checking for gm4... no
> checking for gnum4... no
> checking for m4... /usr/bin/m4
> checking whether m4 supports frozen files... no
> configure: error: GNU M4 1.4 is required

> How can I get around this?  Thanks for any advice.  Alvin.

You need to install GNU M4, because Tru64's own m4 won't do the job.
The GNU M4 website is:


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