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



>Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote on 03/12/2010 01:33:06:

> From: Eric Blake <eblake redhat com>
> To: Kenneth Nagin/Haifa/IBM IBMIL
> Cc: Justin Clift <jclift redhat com>, list libvirt <libvir-
> list redhat com>, bug-gnulib <bug-gnulib gnu org>
> Date: 03/12/2010 01:33
> Subject: Re: [libvirt] make syntax-check -> make: ***
> [sc_check_author_list] Error 1 on libvirt-0.8.5
>
> [adding bug-gnulib, thanks to some issues with 'make syntax-check' in
> gnulib-provided files]
>
> On 12/02/2010 02:25 AM, Kenneth Nagin wrote:
> >>> > I am receiving syntax error when compiling libvirt-0.8.5.
> >>> > However, make without syntax-check completes successfully.
> >>> >
> >>> > check_author_list
> >>> > %aE
> >>> > maint.mk: committer(s) not listed in AUTHORS
> >> That means your version of git is too old to support the specific log
> >> formatting directive that we are using.  What version of git are you
> >> using, and is it worth us fixing that syntax check to skip if git is
too
> >> old?
>
> >> 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.
> >>
> > I decided that it made more sense to simply work with 0.8.6 (rather
than
> > 0.8.5).
> > But now I am getting another error, i.e "Failed to determine type of
> > version control used in /home/nagin/LIBVIRT/libvirt-0.8.6".  It prints
it a
> > lot of times and then hangs.
> > make without syntax-check works fine.  Here are the error messages:
>
> You still haven't told me what 'git --version' outputs on your system.
> That may be the clue to solving all of this.
>
git version 1.5.6.5
> >
> > nagin croton:~/LIBVIRT/libvirt-0.8.6$ make syntax-check
> > GFDL_version
> > ./build-aux/vc-list-files: Failed to determine type of version control
used
> > in /home/nagin/LIBVIRT/libvirt-0.8.6
>
> Also caused if git is too old or missing.  What does this output?
>
> sh -vx build-aux/vc-list-files m4
>
#!/bin/sh
# List version-controlled file names.

# Print a version string.
scriptversion=2010-04-23.22; # UTC
+ scriptversion=2010-04-23.22

# Copyright (C) 2006-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

# This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.

# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.

# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.


# List the specified version-controlled files.
# With no argument, list them all.  With a single DIRECTORY argument,
# list the version-controlled files in that directory.

# If there's an argument, it must be a single, "."-relative directory name.
# cvsu is part of the cvsutils package: http://www.red-bean.com/cvsutils/

postprocess=
+ postprocess=
case $1 in
  --help) cat <<EOF
Usage: $0 [-C SRCDIR] [DIR]

Output a list of version-controlled files in DIR (default .), relative to
SRCDIR (default .).  SRCDIR must be the top directory of a checkout.

Options:
  --help     print this help, then exit
  --version  print version number, then exit
  -C SRCDIR  change directory to SRCDIR before generating list

Report bugs and patches to <bug-gnulib gnu org>.
EOF
    exit ;;

  --version)
    year=`echo "$scriptversion" | sed 's/[^0-9].*//'`
    cat <<EOF
vc-list-files $scriptversion
Copyright (C) $year Free Software Foundation, Inc,
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
<http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
EOF
    exit ;;

  -C)
    test "$2" = . || postprocess="| sed 's|^|$2/|'"
    cd "$2" || exit 1
    shift; shift ;;
esac
+ case $1 in

dir=
+ dir=
case $# in
  0) ;;
  1) dir=$1 ;;
  *) echo "$0: too many arguments" 1>&2
     echo "Usage: $0 [-C srcdir] [DIR]" 1>&2; exit 1;;
esac
+ case $# in
+ dir=m4

test "x$dir" = x && dir=.
+ test xm4 = x

if test -d .git; then
  test "x$dir" = x. \
    && dir= sed_esc= \
    || { dir="$dir/"; sed_esc=`echo "$dir"|env sed
's,\([\\/]\),\\\\\1,g'`; }
  # Ignore git symlinks - either they point into the tree, in which case
  # we don't need to visit the target twice, or they point somewhere
  # else (often into a submodule), in which case the content does not
  # belong to this package.
  eval exec git ls-tree -r 'HEAD:"$dir"' \
    \| sed -n '"s/^100[^	]*./$sed_esc/p"' $postprocess
elif test -d .hg; then
  eval exec hg locate '"$dir/*"' $postprocess
elif test -d .bzr; then
  test "$postprocess" = '' && postprocess="| sed 's|^\./||'"
  eval exec bzr ls -R --versioned '"$dir"' $postprocess
elif test -d CVS; then
  test "$postprocess" = '' && postprocess="| sed 's|^\./||'"
  if test -x build-aux/cvsu; then
    eval build-aux/cvsu --find --types=AFGM '"$dir"' $postprocess
  elif (cvsu --help) >/dev/null 2>&1; then
    eval cvsu --find --types=AFGM '"$dir"' $postprocess
  else
    eval awk -F/ \''{			\
	if (!$1 && $3 !~ /^-/) {	\
	  f=FILENAME;			\
	  if (f ~ /CVS\/Entries$/)	\
	    f = substr(f, 1, length(f)-11); \
	  print f $2;			\
	}}'\''				\
      `find "$dir" -name Entries -print` /dev/null' $postprocess
  fi
elif test -d .svn; then
  eval exec svn list -R '"$dir"' $postprocess
else
  echo "$0: Failed to determine type of version control used in `pwd`" 1>&2
  exit 1
fi
+ test -d .git
+ test xm4 = x.
+ dir=m4/
echo "$dir"|env sed 's,\([\/]\),\\\1,g'
++ echo m4/
++ env sed 's,\([\/]\),\\\1,g'
+ sed_esc='m4\/'
+ eval exec git ls-tree -r 'HEAD:"$dir"' '|' sed -n '"s/^100
[^	]*./$sed_esc/p"'
exec git ls-tree -r HEAD:"$dir" | sed -n "s/^100[^	]*./$sed_esc/p"
++ exec git ls-tree -r HEAD:m4/
++ sed -n 's/^100[^	]*./m4\//p'
m4/compiler-flags.m4

# Local variables:
# eval: (add-hook 'write-file-hooks 'time-stamp)
# time-stamp-start: "scriptversion="
# time-stamp-format: "%:y-%02m-%02d.%02H"
# time-stamp-time-zone: "UTC"
# time-stamp-end: "; # UTC"
# End:



I also thought this might be useful:
nagin croton:~/LIBVIRT/libvirt-0.8.6-git$ make syntax-check
GFDL_version
0.15 GFDL_version
TAB_in_indentation
0.04 TAB_in_indentation
Wundef_boolean
0.02 Wundef_boolean
avoid_ctype_macros
0.18 avoid_ctype_macros
avoid_if_before_free
9.73 avoid_if_before_free
avoid_write
0.04 avoid_write
bindtextdomain
0.04 bindtextdomain
cast_of_argument_to_free
0.17 cast_of_argument_to_free
cast_of_x_alloc_return_value
0.16 cast_of_x_alloc_return_value
changelog
0.02 changelog
check_author_list
%aE
maint.mk: committer(s) not listed in AUTHORS
make: *** [sc_check_author_list] Error 1
> That will help me figure out whether vc-list-files needs to be patched,
> and or maint.mk taught to skip tests that require vc-list-files when run
> from a tarball rather than from a git checkout.  Ultimately, 'make
> syntax-check' is intended for developers working from the latest
> development repository, and isn't really needed for end users working
> from a tarball.
>
> --
> Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
> Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org
>
> [attachment "signature.asc" deleted by Kenneth Nagin/Haifa/IBM]


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