bogofilter installation on debian
andrezh at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 15:22:42 EST 2005
Thanks a lot for all the previous emails.
I finally solved the problem by building the latest automake from scratch.
The reason I want to build the bogofilter from scatch instead of deb package
is that I want to modify the source code and do some profiling on the
Now the problem solved by upgrading automake.
Thanks for all of your suggestions. I am very appreciated.
On 12/3/05, Bill Wohler <wohler at newt.com> wrote:
> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at gmx.de> writes:
> > Zhenyu Zhong wrote:
> >> Thanks a lot.
> >> Since I am trying to build the bogofilter from scratch on DEBIAN, I
> >> automake v1.4-p6 , autoconf v 2.13. I don't know if they are too old.
> >> these are the latest version I can find on debian.
> >> I tried using the configure script from the ftp site. I can run the
> >> configure successfully. But when I go to ./src and do make, it
> >> "Makefile:17611: *** missing separator. Stop."
> >> Any idea on what is going on?
> > Your tools are definitely too old. If you have downloaded the tarball,
> > ./configure (and not ./autogen.sh) to configure bogofilter. If you wish
> > build from CVS, you will, unfortunately, have to install newer automake
> > autoconf versions.
> It would be helpful to tell us what distribution are you using. Your
> versions seem to indicate that you're running a version prior to
> woody! I was going to ask *why* you're building bogofilter when
> installing it with apt is so easy. But I'm going to guess it's because
> you can't find a bogofilter .deb for your system.
> In this case, your time is better spent updating your system to sarge
> than trying to compile bogofilter.
> Bogofilter is in backports, so if you do have woody, you can add the
> following to your /etc/apt/sources.list and use apt-get/aptitude to
> install bogofilter:
> deb http://www.backports.org/debian/ woody bogofilter
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