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Old 03-06-2017, 03:38 PM   #1
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Error within the configure line 19792


for xmms-1.2.11


ran this
Code:
libtoolize --force ; aclocal ; autoheader ; automake --force-missing --add-missing ; autoconf ; ./configure ; make
got this
Code:
./configure: 19792: ./configure: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
do not know what it is talking about because it has the completed brackets. (([]))

Code:
AM_PATH_GLIB(1.2.2,,AC_MSG_ERROR([*** GLIB >= 1.2.2 not installed - please install first ***]))
anyone got a clue?

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Old 03-07-2017, 02:33 AM   #2
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libtoolize --force ; aclocal ; autoheader ; automake --force-missing --add-missing ; autoconf ; ./configure ; make

got this

./configure: 19792: ./configure: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
May I ask why are you using that syntax to run ./configure? The autotools programs are ran by the developer in order to create the Makefile needed to compile its sources.

FYI, I've installed xmms-1.2.11 (on Slackware) in the past, running just the plain ./configure, without a hitch.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 01:09 PM   #3
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May I ask why are you using that syntax to run ./configure? The autotools programs are ran by the developer in order to create the Makefile needed to compile its sources.

FYI, I've installed xmms-1.2.11 (on Slackware) in the past, running just the plain ./configure, without a hitch.
key word 'Slackware' . this is not for Slackware, I'm trying to 'force' it to work on something other than Slackware.

it is just that the ( and ) match on both ends two each . so I was wondering what they are screaming about.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:46 PM   #4
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key word 'Slackware' . this is not for Slackware, I'm trying to 'force' it to work on something other than Slackware.
I don't thong the distro is the problem.
I've tried to run your ./configure command on a Centos box and got a similar error on a different line though:
Quote:
./configure: line 20975: syntax error near unexpected token `1.2.2,,AC_MSG_ERROR'
./configure: line 20975: `AM_PATH_GLIB(1.2.2,,AC_MSG_ERROR([*** GLIB >= 1.2.2 not installed - please install first ***]))'
After installing the missing glib-devel and gtk+-devel packages, it choked on another line:
Quote:
./configure: line 22872: syntax error near unexpected token `0.2.8,'
./configure: line 22872: ` AM_PATH_ESD(0.2.8,'
I didn't go ahead to install esd related stuff as this box is a server, but I guess it would stop on another point and so on...

Anyway, running just the plain ./configure on clean sources, it finished without errors and so did make and the source was compiled just fine.
So I'm asking you again: why don't you run just the plain ./configure script and see how it goes?
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:50 PM   #5
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./configure script and see how it goes?
It is a gtk1 vs gtk2 and gtk3 thing.

it looks like Slackware is the only one left that can run it. xmms is still using gtk1 and the wiki said no way are we going to make it gtk2 or gtk3 too many add ons that where written in gtk1 for it.

where my option is so what, it will give them that want to something to write/develop. I don't think that'd be a problem.

I'm just going to mark this one solved....

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