m4 and autoconf
Dennis J Perkins
dperkins2 at uswest.net
Mon Aug 7 19:29:54 PDT 2000
I had problems earlier trying to compile autoconf when m4 was compiled
dynamically, so I was stuck with a static version. I finally started
playing around with it again and I have made the following observations:
1. My main system is Debian. I am compiling m4 after I have chrooted
2. When I compile m4 dynamically, I get a message that 'sigstack' is
dangerous and that 'sigaltstack' should be used instead. I do not get
any error messages.
3. "make check" generates a lot of error messages.
4. If I boot into LFS, I can successfully compile m4 and autoconf
I suspect that I am using Debian's glibc 2.0 when I am chrooted to LFS.
If only a few of us are running Debian, maybe this is why most persons
are not encountering this problem.
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