autoheader problem

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Thu May 25 21:48:08 UTC 2000

Daniel Talayco wrote:
> Hi--
> I don't know if this is a common problem (I didn't have it installing 4.0.0) but I had it trying to compile the tools for 4.5.0beta3.  Running bit, I hit
> cd ../../gcc-2.95.2/gcc && autoheader
> /bin/sh: autoheader: not found
> gmake[1]: *** [../../gcc-2.95.2/gcc/] Error 1
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/export/home/det/tools/build-powerpc-tools/gcc'
> gmake: *** [all-gcc] Error 2
> ERROR: **** FAILED **** base build (step 1)
> I think I found a solution in the gcc (egcs) mail archives:
> find . -name configure -print | xargs touch
> Judging from the solution (and message), I take it that the patch makes the makefile think that configure needs to be regenerated using autoconf (and that autoheader is a part of that).
> I'm assuming that the configuration files do NOT need to be regenerated; if someone knows otherwise, please correct me (and send me to an autoconf distribution).

Is this before or after applying the RTEMS patch?  The
patch should be modifying configure AFTER
Maybe this is not enough to satisfy the timestamp check 
in make. :(

> Thanks,
> Dan

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