[Ace-users] [ace-bugs] Ace Configure problem with ace-5.5

Douglas C. Schmidt schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Thu Jan 10 08:14:22 CST 2008

Hi Hemanshu,

> Please dont tell me that we have now ACE-5.6, yes i know but opendiameter application doesnt work with ACE-5.6 so i need
> 5.5 version only
> my problem is that when i went to configure that ace it gives me error
> final is some thing like:
> checking libc.h usability... no
> checking libc.h presence... no
> checking for libc.h... no
> checking osfcn.h usability... no
> checking osfcn.h presence... no
> checking for osfcn.h... no
> checking if generated ACE configuration is usable... no
> configure: error:
> The generated configuration appears to be unusable.  Please verify
> that your system path and environment variables are correct.  If they
> appear to be correct then please send the maintainer of this configure
> script ace-users at cs.wustl.edu the *COMPRESSED* 'config.log' file
> and the following information:
>   ACE 'configure' Script Information
>   ==================================
>   RCS configure.ac,v 4.153 2006/02/15 20:07:31 jtc Exp
>   ACE Version:        5.5
>   C++ Compiler:       g++
>   C++ Preprocessor:   g++ -E
>   C++ Flags:           -W -Wall -Wpointer-arith -fvisibility=hidden -fvisibility-inlines-hidden  -g -O2 -pthread -pipe -O3
>   Preprocessor Flags:
>   Linker:             /usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64
>   Linker Flags:
>   Libraries:          -lrt -ldl
>   System type information:
>     Build: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu  Host: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> In the meantime, please use the stock ACE build procedure detailed in
> the file 'ACE-INSTALL.html'.
> [root at localhost build]#
> [root at localhost build]#
> i am attaching generated config.log file if someone need that
> i am getting lots of problem and stuck with this issue since at least 2 weeks

We (i.e., the DOC group) don't maintain the configure script for old
versions of ACE.  Just follow the advice above and use the "classic"
configuration method described in ACE_ROOT/ACE-INSTALL.html.  If you
need more "predictable" help with ACE 5.5 please contact one of the
companies listed at




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