The GNU build system, also known as the Autotools

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Packaging an app that uses autotools

Hopefully someone can help me, I maintain a ppa and lately I've been trying to package a few apps which utilize autotools in their source. I've tried various different configurations in my debian ...
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How to modify Makefile and configure file to create executable

I am new to linux/ubuntu; so, please bear with me if my question is trivial. I downloaded a library (http://www.jasoncantarella.com/wordpress/software/tsnnls/ ). It seems that this library uses ...
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Trying to Build and Install apinger

I am running 14.04 server (minimal install) and I am trying to build apinger (https://github.com/Jajcus/apinger). Here is a log of what I get when I run ./autogen.sh: The first couple of lines point ...
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How do I get the latest automake?

This is very similar to WARNING: 'automake-1.11' is probably too old On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I'm getting the following error message: WARNING: 'automake-1.14' is missing on your system. ...
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How do I build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

(Using Autotools) I have downloaded the Bitcoin source from "Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1" When I input the following command ./autogen.sh it produces the following warning: includes' is the old name ...
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installing autotools, autoconf

I am a new Ubuntu user, I need to install autotools, when I search on the Internet various ways are given that do ./configure and stuff. Please guide me on how to install autoconf, autotools etc on ...
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checkinstall asking for version

I have a autoconf/automake/autoeverything project that I'm installing with checkinstall. When I go to install it, I'm shown this This package will be built according to these values: 0 - ...
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Installing aclocal on Ubuntu 11.04?

How can I install aclocal from the autotools bundle in Ubuntu 11.04? I tried to find it to no avail: sudo apt-get install aclocal sudo apt-get install autotools-dev apt-cache search aclocal ...
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How make a configure/makefiles from an C file?

Hope this is not a stupid question. But here it goes... Over the last month I have learned Programming in C and Gtk to a point where I have written a small program in C. I would like to make a ...