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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] build: use autobuild module to make build logs nicer

On 01/02/2013 11:39 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 11:26:18AM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
>> A recent build failure made me realize that we could usefully add
>> a bit more information to configure output, for aid in analysis of
>> failed builds.  Pulling in the autobuild module merely adds these
>> four lines to configure output:
>> configure: autobuild project... libvirt
>> configure: autobuild revision... 1.0.1

> I'd suggest the GIT head hash be added too.

Hmm, that would indeed be useful.  It looks like it is as simple as
modifying the shell variable AB_VERSION to contain more details, prior
to invoking any gnulib macros; I'll play with a configure.ac patch
appropriately, and post a v2 if I get it working.

>> I'll wait for a review on this one.  Hmm, I also realized that
>> there are other things that might be useful for autobuild to
>> log, such as uname output; I'll ask upstream if it is worth
>> enhancing the autobuild output, and if upstream agrees, then
>> we would pick up that enhanced information next time we sync
>> from gnulib.

Asked: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.gnulib.bugs/32280

>>  bootstrap.conf | 3 ++-
>>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

If I get to the end of the day without a v2, then I'll push this.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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