[Gdal-dev] Make error "libtool: compile: unable to infer tagged configuration"

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Sat Mar 31 14:34:14 EDT 2007

Patton, Eric wrote:
> Hi,
> I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 7.04 Beta, and I'm re-compiling gdal-1.4.0. configure progresses cleanly with no obvious errors. At the very beginning of make, however, I encounter this error:
> $ sudo make
> (cd port; make)
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/gdal-1.4.0/port'
> /bin/sh /usr/local/gdal-1.4.0/libtool --mode=compile g++   -DOGR_ENABLED -I/usr/local/gdal-1.4.0/port  -c -o cpl_conv.o cpl_conv.cpp
> libtool: compile: unable to infer tagged configuration
> libtool: compile: specify a tag with `--tag'
> make[1]: *** [cpl_conv.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/gdal-1.4.0/port'
> make: *** [port-target] Error 2
> Any ideas on what this error means and how to correct it?


I'm afraid I don't know what causes this.  I'd appreciate it if you could
file a bug on this, and work with Mateusz to try and resolve it before the
1.4.1 release.   Possibly we need to regenerate the libtool stuff with a
newer version?

Best regards,
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