[Ambulant-users] Ambulant on 64 bit Fedora 7

Chris Abrams cja5 at onetel.com
Sat Aug 23 13:21:15 CEST 2008


Hi Jack

Many thanks for posting the workaround which worked perfectly. I now have
Ambulant up and running on Fedora 7.

Kind regards

Chris Abrams.



On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 14:14 +0200, Jack Jansen wrote:
I think this has something to do with the fact that we don't fully
> understand how the whole auto* family works. Apparently we should re-
> apply gettexize under some circumstances, or something like that. If
> anyone knows what's really needed here: please let us know!
>
> In the mean time, the workaround is to create that mkinstalldirs in
> the toplevel source directory:
>
>    ln -s /usr/share/automake-1.10/mkinstalldirs mkinstalldirs
>
> (The details such as "1.10" may be different on your machine).
>
>
> On 22 aug 2008, at 00:27, Chris Abrams wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I've been trying to build the Ambulant player from the latest source
> > on
> > an x86_64 architecture running the 64 bit version of Fedora 7. After
> > some trial and error (mainly with the third party packages) I
> > managed to
> > compile Ambulant by first executing:
> >
> > ./autogen.sh --with-xerces=/usr
> >
> > followed by make. However, make install fails with the following
> > output:
> >
> > Making install in m4
> > make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chris/ambulant/m4'
> > make[2]: Entering directory `/home/chris/ambulant/m4'
> > make[2]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
> > make[2]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
> > make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/chris/ambulant/m4'
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/chris/ambulant/m4'
> > Making install in po
> > make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chris/ambulant/po'
> > /bin/sh .././mkinstalldirs /usr/local/share
> > /bin/sh: .././mkinstalldirs: No such file or directory
> > make[1]: *** [install-data-yes] Error 127
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/chris/ambulant/po'
> > make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
> >
> > A search on Google revealed other people reporting almost identical
> > errors for completely different applications and I believe that the
> > problem may be related to the files generated by automake. Any
> > pointers
> > in the right direction would be gratefully received!
> >
> > Many thanks
> >
> > Chris Abrams.
> >
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