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I have recently installed redhat linux v9 on my system. I then proceeded to install of the updates. I was trying to write a very basic programe in kdevelop (hello word) which I new worked previously to me installing the updates. On compilling if received the following error:
/bin/sh /home/angela/lab1/labex1/admin/missing --run automake --foreign Makefile
aclocal.m4:3009: your implementation of AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE comes from an
aclocal.m4:3009: old Automake version. You should recreate aclocal.m4
aclocal.m4:3009: with aclocal and run automake again.
gmake: *** [Makefile.in] Error 1
gmake: Leaving directory `/home/angela/lab1/labex1'
gmake: *** [all] Error 2
*** failed ***
Can someone tell me if I have not installed all the updates properly. My linux system now seems very unstable. Is there a diagnostic tool that I could run in RH linux 9 that would inform me of any problems?
I have it on a 13gb partition on my hard drive
I am using a floppy to boot up (no boot manager has been installed)
It would appear that the updates went fine. The problem seems to be automake, what the printout call a 'foreign Makefile'. Wherever you got automake from, see if they have an update. Installing that should fix your problem.