Distcheck failure (from irc)

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Sat Nov 16 10:35:30 EST 2013

On Nov 16, 2013, at 7:22 AM, Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be> wrote:

> 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.


Thanks. I'm busy today until mid-afternoon and may not get back to this until tomorrow.

John Ralls

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