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Re: Startup problems

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Startup problems
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:28:52 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

Hi Daryl,

* Daryl Lee wrote on Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 09:25:11PM CEST:
> I am trying to work my way through the "GNU Autoconf, Automake, and
> Libtool" tutorial, and have run into a problem with (I think) Autoscan.

is what you're talking about, you're on the right way.

> When I run autoscan in the "foonly" project, freshly untarred, I get a
> warning: "missing AC_PREREQ wanted by: autoscan".

Acknowledged.  What a useless warning message.
Took me a while to understand that it wants you to put
into  Put it right after AC_INIT.

> Here are my questions:
> 1.  Should I ignore warnings?
> 2.  How do I resolve these warnings?

Depends both on the individual warnings.  Show them, we might be able to
give hints as to what is worthwhile to work on.  (No use trying to make
one part of a project ultra-portable if it's only to be used on a small
set of systems anyway.)

> 3.  Is there a better startup guide than the referenced text?

Above mentioned tutorial is good, although still in the works.


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