23 Feb 2002 10:57:19 -0500
I would just send one set of patches. But how you break it up is
up to you.
David Hampton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I've been working for some time to get this make torture test working,
> and I believe I've finally finished (except for a problem or two in the
> intltool utilities). For anyone who hasn't looked at it, the 'make
> distcheck' command does the following:
> 1) make dist
> 2) Untar the distribution into a new directory
> -- In the new source tree --
> 3) Run autogen.sh, setting up split source and build directories.
> 4) Make the sources read-only
> 5) make
> 6) make dvi
> 7) make check
> 8) make install
> 9) make installcheck
> 10) make uninstall
> 11) Checks to insure that all installed files were removed
> 12) make dist
> 13) make distclean
> 14) Checks to insure that all generated files were removed
> 15) Deletes the new source tree
> I found a few files that weren't being included in the distribution
> tarball, and a few other generated files that weren't being cleaned up.
> Almost all of my changes were to Makefile.am files, to allow for the
> split source and build directories. Mostly swapping a source/build
> declarations, although a few of the test directory makefiles needed some
> extra load paths added to pick up both the static and the generated scm
> files (which are in separate directories for this test). The other
> changes were to a handful of test files to remove hard coded path
> names. I did have to tweak a 'gnucash' or 'g-wrapped' symlink here or
> there in the split tree so that the modules would correctly load for the
> test cases. In all instances, this link is unchanged in a combined
> source/build tree.
> I have compared the output of a 'make check' run in the split
> source/build tree to that in a combined source tree, and all tests path
> in both trees.
> How would you like me to proceed from here? Should I submit the
> complete set of changes to the gnucash-patches list, should I split it
> into several patches, something else?
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