Unable to make dist after recent changes

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Nov 30 11:44:07 EST 2011

John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> writes:

> I've just committed the requisite fixes, and distcheck now works on my
> Mac. But there's an older problem that causes make check to fail on
> Debian Squeeze and Fedora 12 if Gnucash hasn't been installed. Since
> distcheck does exactly that, it fails too. I'm bisecting to try and
> figure out what is the quick fix (after banging on it for three days
> *didn't* solve the problem).
> The actual problem is the way we retrieve some modules, using
> gnc_path_get_stdreportdir() (for standard reports) and
> gnc_path_get_pkglibdir() (for the engine backends). Neither of those
> as written will work with uninstalled libraries, so the tests
> fail. But that change went in early last year, and the tests didn't
> start failing until a changeset from some time this spring.

Perhaps the TEST_ENVIRONMENT is not set correctly to point to the
correct build directories?

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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