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Re: How to compile the git mirror of coreutils?

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: How to compile the git mirror of coreutils?
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:04:21 +0100
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On 04/12/2013 02:22 PM, Hongxu Chen wrote:
> Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:
>> 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.
> 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!

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