[libvirt] [PATCH 2/2] build: require more tools from maintainers

Stefan Berger stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sat Dec 3 21:24:08 UTC 2011

On 12/02/2011 01:50 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> We want our tarballs to be complete - this means that any
> generated file that gets shipped as part of the tarball so that
> ordinary users don't have to rebuild it must be something
> that the maintainer can generate.  There have been various
> reports of random build failures when using libvirt.git
> instead of a tarball, and often it is due to missing a
> maintainer-specific tool to produce one of these generated
> files.  This patch raises the bar for what you must have
> installed to build libvirt.git, but does not impact what
> you can get away with for building tarballs.
> Note: It still remains possible to do a successful 'make dist'
> without these tools, when starting from a release tarball.
> * bootstrap.conf (buildreq): Add tools that maintainers need for a
> successful 'make dist' from a fresh git checkout.
> ---


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