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Re: How to compile the git mirror of coreutils?

From: Hongxu Chen
Subject: Re: How to compile the git mirror of coreutils?
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:22:19 +0800
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

You said it! The `bootstrap' script has updates the gnulib/lib/test/m4
directories and autoreconf the src directory.

Sorry for my stupid question.

But I am wondering whether there is some docs that I can follow to avoid
making more mistakes.

Thanks so much!

> On 04/12/2013 05:19 AM, Hongxu Chen wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>   This question might be a bit silly, but I just cannot build the
>>   latest development version of coreutils, which I cloned from
>>       git://
>>   When I use `autoreconf -fiv`, it complains:
>>   autoreconf: Entering directory `.'
>>   autoreconf: running: autopoint --force
>>   autoreconf: running: aclocal --force -I m4
>>   aclocal: file `m4/cu-progs.m4' does not exist
>>   autoreconf: aclocal failed with exit status: 1
> Did you run ./bootstrap first?  If not, that's your problem.

Hongxu Chen

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