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How can I install M4 on Linux, avoiding the dependency loop with Automake and Autoconf?

I am trying to install GNU M4 on my Chromebook using the 1.4.17 tarball, but when I run ./configure and thenmake I get an error related to aclocal, which is apparently part of the GNU Automake package....
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GNU autotooling, where to install shell functions?

I have a tiny project that configures and installs some shell scripts using GNU autotools. Now, the scripts will have to source a common file containing some shell functions. Where should this file ...
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Nested packages for different subdirectories in autoconf?

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, ...
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Problem compiling autoconf

I am experiencing problems with compiling autoconf and they probably are related to the version of the M4 that I am using. I will put part of the result of running both ./configure as running ./make ...
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Locally built zsh can't find its own function files

Okay, so the Linux server I use at work doesn't have Zsh installed on it and I don't have root access, so I manually built and installed zsh to "$HOME/usr" (I've done this with other programs such as ...
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Autoconf - setting compiler flags for checks

I am trying to use autoconf to create a configure script. However, some of the headers I want to check for require additional compiler flags (e.g. c++11). I can get partly there with the answer here ...
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Moving to FHS 3: How to overwrite GNU Autotools directory variables?

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, ...
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Compiling drivers for armada 370

I am trying to compile usb_serial drivers for a Mirabox with armada 370. I first tried as followes : Install linux source for 3.2 (running kernel is 3.2.36) Install linux headers for 3.2 Edit the ...
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autoconf tried to invoke "exec -m' under bash, but -m is not a legal operand for exec

This question may really be about where to get help, rather than help for the problem itself. Please forgive the wordiness! I'm trying to build gcc to run on Win32 and produce code for AVR. I've ...