On Tuesday 24 February 2009 13:44:05 Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:05:48AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > On Sunday 22 February 2009 15:39:25 Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > On Sunday 22 February 2009 13:48:49 Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > > how are release tarballs created ? seems like there's an error in
> > > > the process as the dmapi-2.2.9 contains files it shouldnt. for
> > > > example, autom4te.cache/, include/builddefs, etc...
> > >
> > > in a similar vain, every xfsdump/xfsprogs release has made people run
> > > `autoconf` first as the configure script is considered part of the
> > > distclean target in general. i dont think that makes any sense as the
> > > configure script should be included with every release tarball.
> > so how are release tarballs made ? i dont see a "dist" target or
> > anything ...
> The current ones were made using a hacked up release script form me.
> There's a Makepkgs script in the tarballs that generates better
> tarballs, but knowledge about it was lost in various transitions and
> it started to bitrot. I'm fixing it up so we can use it for the next
> release right now.
ok, as long as the tarball has a configure script :)