Distcheck failure (from irc)

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at telenet.be
Sat Nov 16 10:22:35 EST 2013

On Saturday 16 November 2013 16:16:49 Geert Janssens wrote:
> John,
> last night you asked on irc:
> gjanssens: Geert, I'm getting gschema errors about files in
> POTFILES.in but not in the dist. E.g.
> src/gnome/gschemas/org.gnucash.dialogs.checkprinting.gschema.xml.in.i
> n Should I fix POTFILES.in or Makefile.am?
> I only saw this message a few minutes ago.
> I get the same errors, but find this very odd. The files distcheck
> complains about are in the distributed tarball.
> I ran make distcheck and after the errors there is a directory
> gnucash-2.5.7. If you look in there, the files the check complains
> about are in there.
> Also if I check the generated Makefiles the relevant files are added
> to DIST_COMMON, which is added to DIST_FILES, together with
> I do think the *.in.in files should be in POTFILES.in, because these
> are the files from which the translatable strings should be
> extracted.
> So I'm not sure why this is not working.
> Geert
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Oh, I see now. Our distcheck-hook is not working well with the newly added [type: ] 
definitions in POTFILES.in.

I'll try to fix this.


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