Re: [Gc] make dist failure and aclocal.m4

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Wed Mar 17 22:09:35 PST 2010

Thu, 18 Mar 2010 01:06:28 +0000 письмо от "Boehm, Hans" <hans.boehm at>:

> When I try to do a "make dist" on the CVS collector, I see it trying to copy m4/libtool.m4, and (unsurprisingly, I think) failing.
> This file is mentioned by aclocal.m4, but doesn't seem to exist anymore?
> Does this work for anyone else?

Yes, I have the same problem. (Works after running autoreconf -vif)

> The problem seems to go away if rerun aclocal and then regenerate everything else.  Is the problem just that the aclocal.m4 in the tree is obsolete?

aclocal.m4 is removed as suggested by Petter Urkedal.

> Hans

BTW. "make dist" makes the tarball which contains a lot of stuff which shouldn't go to that tarball. (For a list of that files compare to gc-7.2alpha4.)


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