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Old 01-15-2009, 04:27 AM   #1
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configure: error: bad value No for --enable-gui


configure: error: bad value No for --enable-gui

I get this error when I try and run the command

./configure --prefix=/tmp/unixODBC --enable-gui=No

Previously I got through the rest of the install
1. by changing the option to 'Yes' - that didn't work
2. removed '--enable-gui=No' completely, it runs to completion, no apparent errors

However since my unixODBC seems to not be set up correctly I want to do things by the book.

Anyone know of any downsides to altering this option. How could I force it to run with 'enable-gui=No'.

All suggestions tried and thanks for any feedback.


Last edited by nedzer; 01-15-2009 at 04:31 AM. Reason: Set enable-gui = Yes and that didn't work neither
Old 01-15-2009, 04:33 AM   #2
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Try using --disable-gui.
Old 01-15-2009, 10:15 AM   #3
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# 4

'./configure --without-gui'

This is tested by # 4. It works !

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Old 01-15-2009, 10:51 AM   #4
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There is a typo in the documentation. It should be lowercase:
./configure --enable-gui=no
or eventually, as already suggested
./configure --disable-gui



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