building gnupg master from git (oddities and workarounds)

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jun 26 17:46:28 CEST 2014

On Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:03, dkg at said:

> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: error: cannot find input file: `m4/'

I just checked: m4/ is in the repo and that configure creates from it.

> I can work around this with:
>  automake --add-missing

That should not be required.  In fact I accidently deleted my whole repo
yesterday (and lost some stashes :-() and thus started from scratch
without any problems.  I always do VPATH builds and I use automake 1.11.6.

>  configure: WARNING: unrecognized options: --enable-mailto

Just a reminder to consider re-adding mail based keyserver support.

> Perhaps "automake --add-missing" should be run early on

No, I like to have all required stuff in the repo.



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