dist target differences between cmake and autotools
geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be
Wed Jul 12 10:45:17 EDT 2017
On woensdag 12 juli 2017 16:36:37 CEST Rob Gowin wrote:
> Hi Geert,
> For any version of automake except 1.15, the CMake 'dist' target will run
> autogen.sh to create the various Makefile.in-s and include them in the dist
> tarball. Independent of anything CMake related, autotools distcheck will
> fail on systems using automake-1.15 (including Fedora 25) because in that
> version the distcheck working directory has been changed (, near
> bottom) such that the missing files check in 'po' gets confused and fails.
> In my original CMake distcheck commit, I had the autotools part do
> 'distcheck'. I put in checks to prevent running the autotools distcheck if
> automake-1.15 was detected. John mentioned in IRC that I did not need to
> run distcheck, so I removed it in the second commit in the PR. I should
> have then removed the automake version check at that point since it is no
> longer need. I'll do that soon.
>  https://autotools.io/forwardporting/automake.html
Thanks for clearing this up. So I will wait for your fix before playing with
this again :)
There's no need to hurry by the way. I'm about to leave on holidays in a
couple of days so there won't be much I can still do before that anyway.
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