Hello, The m4 utility is not on your system path; you can validate this by trying to run 'm4' from the command line: $ m4 I suspect it will tell you that it cannot find m4. You say that you installed m4 into '/usr/loca/m4'. Did you mean '/usr/local/m4'? Typically, one would install the m4 utility into `/usr/local/bin`, which is on the system path. You will need to adjust your system path to reflect the location of the m4 program (by adding perhaps /usr/local/m4,h or /usr/local/m4/bin, or /usr/loca/m4; whichever is correct). Alternatively, you could re-install m4 into `/usr/local/bin`, which is on the system path by default. I hope this helps, -Ward > Full Name: Ashraf ElKutb Mousa > Email Address: address@hidden > Organization: NRIAG > Package Version: 18.104.22.168 > Operating System: Linux ashraf-Satellite-P755 3.13.0-63-generic #103-Ubuntu > SMP Fri Aug 14 21:43:30 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux > Hardware: Toshiba satelite 64 bit i7 second generation > Description of problem: > > when I run : > > /configure --prefix=/usr/local/netcdf > > I get the following error : > > checking for m4... no > configure: error: Cannot find m4 utility. Install m4 and try again. > > Please note that I installed m4 on /usr/loca/m4 > but I still get the same error > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: GVA-381074 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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