Bug 174674 - Include NEWS file, use %check
Include NEWS file, use %check
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: automake (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-12-01 05:25 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-19 10:49:12 EST
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Include NEWS, use %check (802 bytes, patch)
2005-12-01 05:25 EST, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2005-12-01 05:25:10 EST
The NEWS file is missing from the automake package.  While it's 50+kB and will
make the package about 20kB bigger, it contains very useful information when
working with automake and trying to figure out "from which versions of automake
onwards does this work?".

Also, using the %check section in the makefile would provide a way to q'n'd'ly
disable the long-taking check suite when testing local changes (--define 'check
exit 0').
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2005-12-01 05:25:10 EST
Created attachment 121672 [details]
Include NEWS, use %check
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2005-12-19 10:49:12 EST
fixed in automake-1.9.6-2, thanks !

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