Subject: pkg/25056: automake17 -don't know how to make
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List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 04/04/2004 19:47:51
>Number:         25056
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       automake17 -don't know how to make
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Apr 04 19:48:00 UTC 2004
>Originator:     Ole Hellqvist
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6ZE
NetBSD amd64.oxen 1.6ZE NetBSD 1.6ZE (GENERIC) #0: Mon Nov 10 11:15:44 CET 2003  fvdl@k2:/usr/obj/current/sys/arch/amd64/compile.amd64/GENERIC amd64

When doing a "make" in devel/php-gettext, the build stops with
 message like:
automake17 -don't know how to make

When looking in "devel/automake17" I cant find any Makefile.
I don't know if this is general or if something has happen with my 
 amd64: {16} cd /usr/pkgsrc/devel/automake17
amd64: {17} ll
total 8
drwxr-xr-x  2 root  wheel   512 Mar 27 06:34 CVS
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  2929 Mar 27 03:12 README.html
is all I get.
Anyhow I thought it was better to report it.
I fetched the pkgsrc file this weekend so it quit new: 
the pkgsrc.tar.gz has a size of 22637035

do a "make" in
My problem was fixed by changing:
AUTOMAKE_REQD?=         1.7 
AUTOMAKE_REQD?=         1.8