Bug 240202 - Elfutils doesn't compile with automake 1.10
Elfutils doesn't compile with automake 1.10
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: elfutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
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Reported: 2007-05-15 15:06 EDT by Nurdin Premji
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.128-1
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Last Closed: 2007-06-08 17:21:57 EDT
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Description Nurdin Premji 2007-05-15 15:06:12 EDT
Description of problem:
automake 1.10 complains when trying to build elfutils.

gives error message:

backends/Makefile.am 27 shell pwd: non-POSIX variable name (probably a GNU make
extension). %-style pattern rules are a GNU make extension

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
elfutils 0.127

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to compile elfutils on fedora 7 rawhide.
Actual results:
Above error.

Expected results:
automake succeed.

Additional info:
changing configure.ac AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE strictness from gnits to foreign fixes this.
Comment 1 Roland McGrath 2007-05-16 16:36:01 EDT
I fixed this upstream (added -Wno-portability).
Comment 2 Roland McGrath 2007-06-08 17:21:57 EDT
Fixed in 0.128

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