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Old 10-19-2003, 06:03 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
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Distribution: Slackware 10; FreeBSD 4.10
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Unhappy slackware 9 asking for automake 1.6 while i have automake 1.7

While i am installing my modemdrivers(pctel drivers) in slackware 9 i have to type make and make install while i do this i get a message saying that i need automake 1.6 but i have automake 1.7 please tell me what to do.
Old 10-19-2003, 08:59 AM   #2
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Location: Va USA
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you could symlink it? It might trick the install. The other option??? Go into the make script and edit it so it doesn't look for version 1.6!!!

ln -s /usr/bin/automake-1.7 /usr/bin/automake1.6

man ln to get more info,


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