I'm trying to make a small change to an automake build. The system to modify uses configure.ac and Makefile.am inputs. For a single object file within one subdirectory I have to invoke a script ...
I have different subdirectories that need to be compiled in different ways. For example, some files needs to include some others using CFLAGS. However, CFLAGS can only be set in configuration files, ...
I'm following some outdated instructions in an attempt to compile some proprietary, closed-source, unsupported, legacy code. Here is what a typical shell session looks like: $ autoreconf -fi ...
I've downloaded this window manager from github and it has a autogen.sh script but it failed each time. I don't know what could happen or how to fix it: Output from ./autogen.sh: ...
In GNU Autotools, the directory variables $sharedstatedir and $localstatedir expand to $(prefix)/com and $(prefix)/var respectively. However the com and var directories don't exist anymore in FHS 3, ...