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Re: [Freeipa-devel] Re: [PATCH] build fixes



Karl MacMillan wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 10:37 -0400, William Jon McCann wrote:
> > On 10/18/07, William Jon McCann <mccann jhu edu> wrote:
> > > On 10/18/07, Karl MacMillan <kmacmill redhat com> wrote:
> > > > This patch fixes the dist and local-dist targets from the recent
> > > > autoconf import. It also makes some minor fixes to the spec files.
> > > >
> > > > One remaining question: when I make the source tarballs for distribution
> > > > I'm running autogen.sh. However, that runs configure which, I think, is
> > > > not typically run before distributing the source. Should I just remove
> > > > the configure step from autogen.sh?
> > >
> > > No.  At least in my experience the proper way to do a release is to:
> > >
> > > Pull a fresh tree  or run make maintainer-clean (does not have
> > > configure or Makefile)
> > > Run autogen.sh (which builds configure, runs configure, creates Makefile)
> > > Run "make distcheck" (which requires Makfile)
> > >
> > > Also, looks like parts of the autotools patches didn't get committed
> > > and needs fixing up:
> > >  * autogen.sh should have +x mode
> > >  * Running autogen.sh gives:
> > >    Makefile.am: required file `./NEWS' not found
> > >    Makefile.am: required file `./README' not found
> > >    Makefile.am: required file `./AUTHORS' not found
> > 
> > Seems like "hg diff" doesn't report locally added files by default.
> > But hg diff --git does.  Weird.  What should I be using?
> > 
> 
> Oh, and hg export preserves checkin comments and, I think, mode changes
> where as hg diff does not.

Use 'hg export -g' to create a patch that prevserves binary files and
file permissions.

-Kevin

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