cpuminer possibly undefined macro: AC_MSG_ERROR

thufir hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 11:47:36 UTC 2013

I'm not exactly sure that I'm using the right software, but I think, for 
jumping on the dogecoin mining bandwagon and just trying it out on my 
system, from


thufir at dur:~$ 
thufir at dur:~$ 
thufir at dur:~$ cd dogecoin
bash: cd: dogecoin: No such file or directory
thufir at dur:~$ mkdir dogecoin
thufir at dur:~$ cd dogecoin/
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ ll
total 16
drwxrwxr-x  2 thufir thufir  4096 Dec 19 03:39 ./
drwxr-xr-x 71 thufir thufir 12288 Dec 19 03:39 ../
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ git clone git at github.com:jgarzik/cpuminer.git
Cloning into 'cpuminer'...
remote: Counting objects: 674, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (419/419), done.
remote: Total 674 (delta 396), reused 507 (delta 251)
Receiving objects: 100% (674/674), 243.43 KiB | 268 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (396/396), done.
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin$ cd cpuminer/
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ ./autogen.sh
configure.ac:15: installing `./compile'
configure.ac:4: installing `./config.guess'
configure.ac:4: installing `./config.sub'
configure.ac:6: installing `./install-sh'
configure.ac:6: installing `./missing'
compat/jansson/Makefile.am: installing `./depcomp'
Makefile.am: installing `./INSTALL'
configure.ac:96: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_MSG_ERROR
      If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
      See the Autoconf documentation.
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ CFLAGS="-O3 -Wall -msse2" ./configure
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for gcc... gcc
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking for suffix of executables... 
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking dependency style of gcc... gcc3
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
checking whether gcc and cc understand -c and -o together... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking syslog.h usability... yes
checking syslog.h presence... yes
checking for syslog.h... yes
checking for size_t... yes
checking for working alloca.h... yes
checking for alloca... yes
checking for json_loads in -ljansson... no
checking for pthread_create in -lpthread... yes
checking for yasm... false
configure: yasm is required for the sse2_64 algorithm. It will be skipped.
checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
./configure: line 5054: syntax error near unexpected token `,'
./configure: line 5054: `LIBCURL_CHECK_CONFIG(, 7.10.1, ,'
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ minerd --help
No command 'minerd' found, did you mean:
 Command 'mined' from package 'mined' (universe)
minerd: command not found
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ 
thufir at dur:~/dogecoin/cpuminer$ 

I'm on 12.04 LTS and keep meaning to clean install, I don't think I have 
the software for dogecoin available(?).

thanks, Thufir

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