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problem with configure on FreeBSD 2.2.2

From: James Strickland <james@perforce.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 15:24:21 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199710192224.PAA19094@computer.perforce.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Hi.  I just downloaded thot-src-2.1d.tar.gz and amaya-src-1.1a.tar.gz and
followed the instructions to unpack them.  When running ../configure I get
exactly the same problems as were reported by Brett Taylor on 22 Sep, namely
the mess starting with

configure: warning: Thot editor sources not found

..etc...with the end result being null Makefiles.

See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-amaya/1997JulSep/0133.html
for the original report of the problem.  The last message on this thread
I could find was 0163.html, in which Daniel Veillard suggested:

>   Ok, clearly the /bin/sh script produced by configure didn't
> work properly on your platform. I guess the best way is to try
> to rebuit it from sources. Copy the configure.in file included
> at the end of my mail, and run the version of autoconf available
> for your system to produce the actual configure script. This
> should hopefully solve the problem.


I did this and the output of autoconf was identical to the original configure
script (thus, it is not going to solve the problem).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Received on Sunday, 19 October 1997 18:24:38 UTC

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