Problems with bulding gedit from CVS
corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 04:56:02 GMT 2006
On 1/11/06, Manish Chakravarty <manishchakravarty at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was trying to submit gedit patches. So i downloaded the gedit source
> via CVS.
> When i ran autogen.sh in the dir, i got the following error:
> Checking for required M4 macros...
> gnome-compiler-flags.m4 not found
> libtool.m4 not found
> glib-gettext.m4 not found
> intltool.m4 not found
> pkg.m4 not found
> Checking for forbidden M4 macros...
> ***Error***: some autoconf macros required to build gedit
> were not found in your aclocal path, or some forbidden
> macros were found. Perhaps you need to adjust your
> auto-apt shows me that these files are indeed present
> in /usr/share/alocal.
> What do i need to set to get gedit to compile?
> In the Ubuntu IRC channel i was suggest to use the Ubuntu source package
> and NOT build from CVS.
> Is it true that Ubuntu is particularly not suitable for development?
> If so, what distro would you recommend for developers?
Yes Ubuntu is suitable for development. Otherwise we wouldn't have this list ;)
I recommend you ask on the gedit list:
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