newbie question : distributing my autotools-bsed project

Alexander Dymo adymo at
Thu Sep 15 22:07:16 BST 2005

On Wednesday 14 September 2005 15:29, matthew studley wrote:
> I have created the 'hello world' project.  I'm running kdevelop (v3.2.0)
> on my desktop.  No problem.
> I now want to distribute and install on another machine, a supercomputer
> where I have to use icc as the c++ compiler.
> I have used menu>Project>Distribute to create a gzipp'd tarball.
> I unpacked that on the destination machine, and ran aclocal, autoconf
> and automake -af
> Automake complained about a missing (so I sent it over by
> ftp).
Yes, the bug in distribution wizard. You should include all libtool related
files with your project.

> ./configure; make correctly built everything... but using g++.
> Please tell me; How do I specify that I want to use icc, not g++?  I
> presume I have to set and export an environment variable?
CC=icc CXX=icpc ./configure ...
That should work.

Alexander Dymo
ICST Department, National University of Shipbuilding, Mykolayiv, Ukraine

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