FTBFS on Feisty, "`build-aux/ylwrap' not found"

Bug #104359 reported by Micah Cowan on 2007-04-08
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coreutils (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: coreutils

configure.ac: required file `build-aux/ylwrap' not found
configure.ac: `automake --add-missing' can install `ylwrap'
autoreconf: automake failed with exit status: 1
make: *** [configure-stamp] Error 1

The following patch allowed it to build for me:

--- debian/rules.orig 2007-04-07 21:13:56.000000000 -0700
+++ debian/rules 2007-04-07 23:36:08.000000000 -0700
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@
 configure-stamp: $(patched)
        dh_testdir

- cd $(BUILD_TREE) && autoreconf
+ cd $(BUILD_TREE) && automake --add-missing && autoreconf

        cd $(BUILD_TREE) && CFLAGS=$(CFLAGS) \
                LDFLAGS=$(LDFLAGS) ./configure \

Micah Cowan (micahcowan) wrote :

Also, automake, autoconf and the like are not in build-essential; the autoreconf should very likely not be performed at all. If it /is/ necessary, these packages should be added to the build-deps.

Luca Falavigna (dktrkranz) wrote :

Builds fine in Gutsy and newer.

Changed in coreutils:
status: New → Fix Released
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