[Users] Problem building claws-mail
linux at karmasailing.uk
Thu Sep 1 10:13:22 CEST 2016
On Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:48:02 +0100
Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:13:21 +0100
> Bob Williams <linux at karmasailing.uk> wrote:
> > I would like to use a more up to date version, so I've followed the
> > instructions to git-clone the claws mail repository. However, when I
> > do ./autogen.sh or ./configure I get the following error
> > 19:02 bob at hexagon:~/git_repos/claws> ./autogen.sh
> > ./autogen.sh: line 39: aclocal: command not found
> > /home/bob/git_repos/claws/configure: line 2: syntax error near
> > unexpected token `2.59'
> > /home/bob/git_repos/claws/configure: line 2: `AC_PREREQ(2.59)'
> > What do I need to do to get past this blockage?
> You are missing the auto-tools or your versions are too old. e.g.
> autoconf, libtool, automake, bison, flex, and so on.
> > aclocal: command not found
> This is missing libtool
> > AC_PREREQ(2.59)
> This is the minimum required version of autoconf.
> Try the release tarball here: http://www.claws-mail.org/releases.php
> It has less requirements than a git build.
> with regards
Many thanks. I'll try the release tarball.
System: Linux 4.1.20-11-default
Distro: openSUSE 42.1 (x86_64)
Desktop: KDE Frameworks: 5.21.0, Qt: 5.5.1 and Plasma:
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