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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] autogen error
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-19 11:35:49


Interesting!

I'm happy to make the change, but can you guess as to why this is only
biting Leonardo, and only now (after literally years of being
underquoted)?

On Jun 19, 2008, at 11:29 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> Hello Leonardo,
>
> * Leonardo Fialho wrote on Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 04:29:30PM CEST:
>> [Running] aclocal -I config
>> /usr/local/bin/m4:config/mca_no_configure_components.m4:9: ERROR:
>> end of
>> file in string
>> autom4te: /usr/local/bin/m4 failed with exit status: 1
>> aclocal: autom4te failed with exit status: 1
>
> Go to the toplevel source directory.
> Run
> aclocal -I config
>
> to confirm that it's this one that is failing.
> Edit config/mca_no_configure_components.m4, changing line 9,
> m4_define(mca_backtrace_m4_config_component_list, [execinfo,
> printstack, darwin, none])
>
> into
> m4_define([mca_backtrace_m4_config_component_list], [execinfo,
> printstack, darwin, none])
>
> then rerun
> aclocal -I config
>
> to confirm that it's failing at line 10 or later only, now.
>
> I assume the file is being read by m4 twice, and that exposes the
> underquotation in it: it should be
> m4_define([name], [value])
>
> because otherwise, the second time, 'name' will be expanded before
> m4_define is called. Jeff, please fix this in autogen.sh.
>
> If I'm wrong, then I'd like to know
> /usr/local/bin/m4 --version
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems