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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] build: drop files generated by config.status from tarball

On Fri, May 06, 2011 at 10:25:50AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> The rule of thumb is that any file generated by config.status
> is a) reproducible by any user, b) dependent on configure options.
> Therefore, it is inappropriate to include such generated files
> in the tarball (for proof, Makefile is generated from Makefile.in;
> the former is not in the tarball while the latter is).
> diff --git a/Makefile.am b/Makefile.am
> index 0b4ae9d..ecc7435 100644
> --- a/Makefile.am
> +++ b/Makefile.am
> @@ -16,9 +16,9 @@ XML_EXAMPLES = \
>    ChangeLog-old \
> -  libvirt.spec libvirt.spec.in \
> +  libvirt.spec.in \

  Actually that part is wrong. The libvirt.spec need to be in the
tarball to allow to build rpms from it. This breaks for example "make rpm".

  I reverted that part of the patch,


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