[CentOS] Problem Making Tarballs

Mon May 16 04:59:07 UTC 2011
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:32:24PM -0500, John J. Boyer wrote:
> I have a CentOS virtual private server from 1and1.com If I checkout or 
> pull something from a repository, it will contain an autogen.sh file 
> Running this and then configure seems to work. However, when I run make 
> I get a lot of error messages from libtool saying that such and such a 
> command could not be found on some line or that there is a syntax error. 
> This happens even with the latest updates. Several people have been 
> unable to help. What is the problem, and what should I do about it?

It would help to be more specific.  If you are "pulling something from a
repository," do you mean that it's a CentOS program?  

When a command is not found, or a library is not found, one way to find
it is with 

yum provides */<command_name>

Can you give a specific example?

Scott Robbins
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