Gentoo Archives: gentoo-devhelp

From: Justin <justin@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-devhelp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-devhelp] autotools again
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:14:50
Message-Id: 4AFB0D22.4030303@j-schmitz.net
In Reply to: [gentoo-devhelp] autotools again by Thomas Kahle
Thomas Kahle wrote:
> Hi, > > I have a package (sci-mathematics/Macaulay2) which checks whether gmp is > build with --enable-cxx. This test succeeds when I run the configure > outside of portage, but fails inside. > What could be happening here? Where is a start for debugging such things? > > /var/tmp/portage/sci-mathematics/Macaulay2-1.3.1/temp/environment > > Does not tell me anything useful, or does it? > > Thanks > Thomas > >
Hi Tom, The configure.ac or .in should tell you what exactly configure checks and tell you more why it fails. You can join our irc channel either #gentoo-devhelp or #gentoo-science on freenode. There we can give you faster help. justin

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