Upstart and Libnih trunk sources to TAR - how to?
Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi)
sarvi at cisco.com
Fri Jul 11 06:16:08 BST 2008
I'll try it.
I am a little confused about doing configure before doing make dist to
produce a distro.
Coz, when I get the upstart 0.3.9 distro tar file. I have to untar it
and run .configure and then did the make operation.
>From: Casey Dahlin [mailto:cdahlin at redhat.com]
>Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 4:45 PM
>To: Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi)
>Cc: upstart-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>Subject: Re: Upstart and Libnih trunk sources to TAR - how to?
>Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi) wrote:
>> We are trying to take a Upsart trunk sources and libnih
>> and are following instructions to nihify upstart.
>> We had to do an autoreconf - and a ./configure within libnih
>> did a nihify from within upstart.
>> We then did a tar of the upstart directory including the /nih
>> directory within upstart and moved into our developmental
>> But we are seeing the following error
>> make-3.81: Entering directory
>> cd /nobackup/spuddupa/nova/contrib/upstart && /bin/sh
>> /nobackup/spuddupa/nova/contrib/upstart/missing --run autoheader
>> aclocal.m4:17: error: this file was generated for autoconf 2.61.
>> We had previously tried the 0.3.9 released tar file in our build and
>> was successfully able to ./configure and build the 0.3.9 sources in
>> our environment.
>> What is the process yall use to create/release an upstart tar
>> files(such as the 0.3.9 tar file) from the bzr source trunk pulls of
>> upstart and libnih ?
>Don't tar it up yourself. Use autoconf's distribution maker.
>Just type "make dist" after you ./configure upstart
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