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Re: [libvirt] Entering freeze for libvirt-0.8.8



On 02/09/2011 08:43 PM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>   We're entering the week freeze for 0.8.8, so let's delay new feature
> until the end of next week and let's focuse on bug fixes. I have put an
> initial release candidate at:
> 
>   ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/libvirt-0.8.8-rc1.tar.gz
> 
> it seems to compile and work fine for me. there is however a small
> problem at configure time:
> 
> -------------------------------------
> thinkpad:~/tmp/libvirt-0.8.8 -> ./autogen.sh --system ; make
> Running ./configure with --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var --libdir=/usr/lib 
> fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git
> fatal: Cannot open 'bootstrap.conf': No such file or directory
> usage: git diff [--no-index] <path> <path>
> /home/veillard/tmp/libvirt-0.8.8/tmpwrk2661/archive
> /home/veillard/tmp/libvirt-0.8.8/tmpwrk2661/archive
> /home/veillard/tmp/libvirt-0.8.8/tmpwrk2661/archive
> Copying file m4/codeset.m4

Yes, this is a bug, due to us now including cfg.mk in the tarball.
Basically, cfg.mk has rules that cause 'make' to want to rerun
autogen.sh, but in a tarball, autogen.sh is unnecessary other than as a
wrapper around configure (there is nothing to generate if you are using
a tarball where everything is already generated).

So, I either need to fix cfg.mk to not run autogen.sh from a tarball,
fix autogen.sh to be a no-op when run in a tarball, or both.

I'm working on it.

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

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