[Libvir] [PATCH] avoid "make distcheck" failure

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Apr 28 08:19:22 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 09:30:45AM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 07:27:00PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> >> "make distcheck" was failing.  This fixes it:
> >>
> >> 	avoid "make distcheck" failure
> >> 	* docs/Makefile.am (EXTRA_DIST): Replace wildcards html/*.html
> >> 	and html/*.png the corresponding lists of file names.
> >
> >   Hum, that's still changing a bit.
> All the more reason *not* to use wildcards.

  I was just trying to carry the point that

   "docs/ is a work in progress, will be fixed, sorry for the inconvenience"

> > For example we are likely to include the
> > HTML for the ocaml and ruby bindings as part of the distribution, and parts
> > of the graphic design, including images are gonna change.
> >   Anyway I'm still wondering why using wildcards would break in principle,
> > any good reason to not use them ?
> If fixing a failing "make distcheck" isn't a good enough reason,
> take a look at the automake manual's section:
>   27.3 Why doesn't Automake support wildcards?
> it gives several good reasons.

  Okay thanks, will fix. But cleaner fix is by fixing/reusing $(apihtml)
and $(apipng) that will be done as part of the docs/ fixup commit later.


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