[rsyslog] build problems on debian 5

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Tue Feb 21 23:36:37 CET 2012

rsyslog configure didn't detect that I was missing yacc on my system.

David Lang

On Tue, 21 Feb 2012, david at lang.hm wrote:

> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:28:20 -0800 (PST)
> From: david at lang.hm
> To: rsyslog-users <rsyslog at lists.adiscon.com>
> Subject: build problems on debian 5
> building libee, libestr, and liblognorm I was unable to run autoreconf -fvi 
> because I get an error message about an undefined macro AM_SILENT_RULES
> I did a quick google search and found someone who recommended adding a line 
> to configure.ac to define it
> m4_ifndef([AM_SILENT_RULES], [m4_define([AM_SILENT_RULES],[])])
> this seems to work.
> In addition, libestr was unhappy that I didn't have a install-sh in the path, 
> creating a link the /usr/bin/install works (it had to be install-sh, if I 
> made the link install.sh it complained that that is obsolete and should not 
> be used)
> David Lang

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