Installing Autoconf, Automake & Libtool on Mac OSX Mountain Lion

After the upgrade to XCode 4.3 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion, you might have just realised that XCode no longer includes the GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool build tools used by most open source projects to generate makefiles and dynamic libraries.

You could install via MacPorts or Brew, or just get the latest versions directly with the simple commands below.

  5 comments for “Installing Autoconf, Automake & Libtool on Mac OSX Mountain Lion

  1. April 11, 2014 at 1:27 am

    Thanks! It worked

  2. George
    September 19, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Very helpful post. Thanks man

  3. Samah
    February 27, 2015 at 8:10 am

    Thanks Jatt that worked perfectly for me.

  4. emil
    September 2, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Thanks, awesome and perfect working 😉

  5. KR
    September 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    Thank you so much. This has saved me a lot of confusion :)

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