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Re: [patch] fix parallel build failures in xfsprogs-3.0.0

To: Greg Banks <gnb@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] fix parallel build failures in xfsprogs-3.0.0
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 10:53:41 -0500
Cc: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@xxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 12:31:01PM +1100, Greg Banks wrote:
> If the point here is to reduce the workload and potential errors
> involved in making a release, you could add a release: target to the
> Makefile to do the release procedure.  That target only needs to work
> for the maintainer, so it's relatively easy.  You could do the stored
> version bump, the tagging, the autotools futzing, and release tarball
> building in there.

The xfs tools (and acl/attr which use the same buildsystem) have a
Makepkgs script that's supposed to do this with some help from the
built system.

I'm not sure we should add generating the tags and updating doc/CHANGES
to it, but everything else is automated iff we actually use it. 

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