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Installation Problem (fix)



No unfortunately, I don't remember this problem at all.  If there is a
post in the archive of the mailing list.  

All it would take is a file timestamp problem and an older autoconf
version or a buggy utility like sed to make for all sorts of weirdnesses.

--joel

On Wed, 6 Jul 1999, Trevor Higgins wrote:

> >Can some one help me Instaling Rtems-4.0.0..What i did was configured
> >then a make all comand.I am getting an error such as
> >fi
> >cd build-tools/scripts; make
> >creating ../install-if-change
> >sed: can't read ./../install-if-change.in: No such file or directory
> [...]
> Going back some time, I had this problem under slackware linux.
> The problem has something to do with autoconf but I dont know what.
> I fixed the problem as follows:
> In make/rtems.cfg
> change:
> %: %.in
> #       @subdir=`echo $(srcdir) | sed -e "s%$(RTEMS_ROOT)%%g"`; \
> #       cd $(PROJECT_ROOT) && CONFIG_FILES=".$$subdir/$@" \
> #       CONFIG_HEADERS= $(SHELL) ./config.status
>  
> To
> 
> %: %.in
> #       @subdir=`echo $(srcdir) | sed -e "s%$(RTEMS_ROOT)%%g"`; \
> #       CONFIG_FILES="$$subdir/$@" \
> #       CONFIG_HEADERS= $(SHELL) $(PROJECT_ROOT)/config.status
> 
> Autoconf may make things easier when systems are configured the same but when
> things are different then it takes a lot of effort to get things going.
> 
> Maybe joel can shed some light on where the configuration process has gone wrong.
> 
> I upgraded make and autoconf and reran the install but still requires the above mod
> to get it to run.
>  
>