After downloading gst-openmax from
I tried this command
./ --noconfigure

+ configure run disabled
+ check for build tools
  checking for autoconf >= 2.52 ... found 2.61, ok.
  checking for automake >= 1.7 ... found 1.9.6, ok.
  checking for libtoolize >= 1.5.0 ... found 1.5.26, ok.
  checking for pkg-config >= 0.8.0 ... found 0.22, ok.
+ running aclocal -I m4 ...
fatal: Not a git repository
+ running libtoolize --copy --force...
Putting files in AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR, `build-aux'.
+ running autoheader ...
fatal: Not a git repository
+ running autoconf ...
configure:2330: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PACKAGE_TARNAME
      If this token and others are legitimate, please use
      See the Autoconf documentation.
configure:2331: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PACKAGE_VERSION

autoconf failed

Help me to resolve this issue..

You are supposed to download the repository using git, if you don't,
then you need to touch the ".version" file.