autoconf and rh7.0?

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Mon Apr 14 16:40:38 GMT 2003

On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 06:33:39PM +0200, Eddie Lania wrote:
> Dear developers.

> I am unable to generate the configure script using

> ./ need autoconf 2.53 or later to build samba from CVS

> However, RedHat 7.0 doesn't have this version of autoconf.
> My RedHat 7.0 installation is up to date.
> So, does this mean that RedHat 7.0 users will not be able to compile samba
> anymore?

It means that Red Hat 7.0 users will not be able to compile Samba *from
CVS* unless they install a recent version of autoconf.  If you are going
to be following Samba development closely enough that you need to run, I do strongly recommending getting up-to-date copies of the
development tools.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the samba-technical mailing list