Forum: GNU Radio Re: error compiling gnuradio trunk

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Achilleas A. (Guest)
on 2009-05-02 23:41
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After a bit of searching I think the problem is as follows:

Since AC_PROG_MKDIR_P is reported undefined, this propagtes to the
corresponding Makefiles,

eg in

gnuradio-corse/docs/Makefile

which contains the line

MKDIR_P =

so later on when it tries to execute

$(MKDIR_P) html

in order to create the html directory it executes instead

html

thus the error in make.

S my question is now, why in the first place this happens, and secondly,
what is the best way to fix it.

Thanks
Achilleas







I am trying to install gnuradio from trunk to a
"Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 5 (Tikanga)"

Bootstrap gives the following error:
---------
configure.ac:85: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_MKDIR_P
         If this token and others are legitimate, please use
m4_pattern_allow.
         See the Autoconf documentation.
---------

Then configure executes with the following error messages
----
caen-vnc04% ./myconf > foo.log
./configure: line 5091: AC_PROG_MKDIR_P: command not found
pgf77-Error-Unknown switch: -print-search-dirs
configure: WARNING: If you wanted to set the --build type, don't use
--host.
       If a cross compiler is detected then cross compile mode will be
used.
-----



Finally, make stops with the following message:
------
make[4]: Entering directory
`/afs/umich.edu/user/a/n/anastas/gnuradio_trunk_test/gnuradio-core/doc'
html
make[4]: html: Command not found
make[4]: *** [prep] Error 127
make[4]: Leaving directory
`/afs/umich.edu/user/a/n/anastas/gnuradio_trunk_test/gnuradio-core/doc'
make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory
`/afs/umich.edu/user/a/n/anastas/gnuradio_trunk_test/gnuradio-core/doc'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory
`/afs/umich.edu/user/a/n/anastas/gnuradio_trunk_test/gnuradio-core'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory
`/afs/umich.edu/user/a/n/anastas/gnuradio_trunk_test'
make: *** [all] Error 2
-----

I don't know why "html" is needed or what it is, but apparently cannot
be found.

Any ideas?

Achilleas
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