Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of pm-get-autotools


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Timestamp:
Jul 12, 2006 9:02:05 PM (13 years ago)
Author:
jpfasano
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added commands for getting, building and installing autoconf, automake, and libtool

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    55Since precompiled versions of the tools often differ (they may incorporate changes from the basic GNU release), we ask that you download the original source packages for the autotools from GNU and install them by hand on your system.
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    7 '''We recommend that you install the self-compiled tools in your $HOME directory''', i.e., in {{{$HOME/bin}}}, and other configuration files in {{{$HOME/share}}}.  This is done by '''specifying --prefix=$HOME when you configure your compilation of each tool'''.  Alternatively, you may install them in another directory, (such as {{{/usr/local}}}), but then you will have to set the environment variable {{{AUTOTOOLS_DIR}}} to this directory in your shell's login file (e.g., {{{~/.bashrc}}} or {{{~/.cshrc}}}).
     7'''We recommend that you install the self-compiled tools in your $HOME directory''', i.e., in {{{$HOME/bin}}}, and other configuration files in {{{$HOME/share}}}.  This can be done by:
     8{{{
     9mkdir tmp
     10cd tmp
     11wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/autoconf-2.59.tar.gz
     12tar xvzf autoconf-2.59.tar.gz
     13cd autoconf-2.59
     14./configure --prefix=$HOME
     15make install
     16cd ..
     17wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/automake/automake-1.9.6.tar.gz
     18tar xvzf automake-1.9.6.tar.gz
     19cd automake-1.9.6
     20./configure --prefix=$HOME
     21make install
     22cd ..
     23wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libtool/libtool-1.5.22.tar.gz
     24tar xvzf libtool-1.5.22.tar.gz
     25cd libtool-1.5.22
     26./configure --prefix=$HOME
     27make install
     28cd ../..
     29rm -fr tmp
     30}}}
     31Alternatively, you may install them in another directory, (such as {{{/usr/local}}}), but then you will have to set the environment variable {{{AUTOTOOLS_DIR}}} to this directory in your shell's login file (e.g., {{{~/.bashrc}}} or {{{~/.cshrc}}}).
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    933The tools that you should install are: