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Re: error in config.guess

From: Earnie
Subject: Re: error in config.guess
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:41:57 -0400
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On 9/10/2018 8:47 AM, Evol wrote:
> thanks for your reply.

You're welcome, always reply to the list as well.

> I replaced the files, but error occured again.
> detail:
> address@hidden:/tmp/tinyproxy-1.10.0# sh
> + cd .
> + aclocal -I m4macros
> line 14: aclocal: not found

The aclocal application is provided by autoconf.  You may need a
specific version of autoconf as will be indicated by the AC_PREREQ line

> + cd /tmp/tinyproxy-1.10.0

The /tmp directory is not the place to put your source code.  It may
even be the cause of other issues.  Depending on the system it may even
cause the system to crash.  Instead create $HOME/src and move the source
code to it.

> + set -
> ./configure

You cannot execute configure properly if the script failed, and aclocal in particular is what creates the script.

> checking build system type... Warning: creating insecure temp directory
> ./config.guess: line 1: command: not found

If /bin/sh doesn't exist or isn't executable then your system is borked
and you're not going to get anywhere.  However you executed ./configure
to get this far so something else is wrong and what that is I cannot
tell from here; maybe because your trying to build in the /tmp directory.

> config.guess: cannot create a temporary directory in /tmp
> configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one

Always an option to specify --build=YOUR.SYSTEM.TRIPLET to bypass the


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