How to fix “failed to run aclocal: No such file or directory”

Question: I am trying to build a program on Linux. The development release of the program comes with “autogen.sh” script. When I run it to create configure script, however, I am getting the following error: Can’t exec “aclocal”: No such file or directory at /usr/share/autoconf/Autom4te/FileUtils.pm line 326. autoreconf: failed to run aclocal: No such file […]
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How to upgrade autoconf on CentOS

Question: I am trying to use autoconf to generate a configuration file on CentOS. However, it fails with the following error. Apparently, the default autoconf on CentOS is not meet the requirement. How can I upgrade autoconf on CentOS? “configure.ac:1: error: Autoconf version 2.69 or higher is required” autoconf is a development tool used to […]
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