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Re: [libvirt] make syntax-check -> make: *** [sc_check_author_list] Error 1 on libvirt-0.8.5



On 12/01/2010 04:14 AM, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 01/12/2010, at 9:03 PM, Kenneth Nagin wrote:
>> I am receiving syntax error when compiling libvirt-0.8.5.
>> However, make without syntax-check completes successfully.
> 
> Interesting.  There was a problem with make syntax-check that was patched last
> night, after the 0.8.6 release.

Yes, but it was a different check that was failing, and the patch for
that fix won't solve the too-old git failing the authors check.

> If you can, and the error still crops up, then it's a new one we need to look at.
> Otherwise it's already been fixed in the source, your choice of which source
> tarball version you want to then use. :)

And ultimately, failure of 'make syntax-check' is non-fatal; it is not a
prerequisite for building working binaries, so much as a way to try and
enforce consistent style within the code base.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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