[pacman-dev] configure syntax error even after issuing autogen.sh

Santiago Torres-Arias santiago at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 18 18:41:00 UTC 2019

On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 06:38:53PM +0700, Saul Tigh wrote:
> Dear pacman developers,
> First time poster here, so please be gentle. I've been trying to compile
> pacman from git and I constantly run into an issue. First I issue
> ./autogen.sh and then ./configure but this error always pops up:
> ./configure: line 14968: syntax error near unexpected token `$file_version,'
> ./configure: line 14968: ` AX_COMPARE_VERSION($file_version, ge, 5.38,
> with_file_seccomp=yes)'

Hi Saul,

Do you care to share what's the commit you're compiling and information
about your toolchain (e.g., versions of automake and such).

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