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

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Sat Dec 3 23:00:28 UTC 2011

On 12/03/2011 02:24 PM, Stefan Berger wrote:
> 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.
>> ---

Thanks; pushed.

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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