Bug 57265 - Minor patch to .spec to build with latest auto* tools
Minor patch to .spec to build with latest auto* tools
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gnorpm (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-12-07 20:51 EST by Bill Crawford
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-13 11:56:45 EST
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Quick fix to get gnorpm to build with latest autoconf/automake. (323 bytes, patch)
2001-12-07 20:52 EST, Bill Crawford
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Description Bill Crawford 2001-12-07 20:51:38 EST
Patch follows.  It's probably not the "right" fix but it builds.  The
new-autoconf-generated ./configure needs some files adding, which doesn't
happen right if automake /autoconf are run before aclocal, for reasons I'm
not really interested in right now :o)
Comment 1 Bill Crawford 2001-12-07 20:52:42 EST
Created attachment 40068 [details]
Quick fix to get gnorpm to build with latest autoconf/automake.
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2001-12-07 21:28:55 EST
Right now it looks like we're going to give up on automake 1.5 and revert to
1.4, because 100+ packages are failing similarly. :-/ Though in this case the
patch was a simple "aclocal" which is encouraging.

I'll keep the bug open until we figure out what to do.
Comment 3 Bill Crawford 2001-12-07 21:42:52 EST
Reverting is quite tempting, I spent a week or two downgrading so I could build
control-center and a couple of other things.  I'm not sure whether I'd rather
have the pain now or later (and you guys have to make that call too).

FWIW I would expect most packages to get fixed upstream (slowly) and anything
that's built from a dist source rather than a CVS snapshot should (hopefully)
not be dependent on what are supposed to be maintainer-only tools, anyway.

You may even be able to fix them all by twiddling the %configure macro in
/usr/lib/rpm/macros (I had a stab at this, but I'm not used to hacking around in
there and all the %_percentSignUnderscoreSomething macros were confusing me :o)
Comment 4 Bill Crawford 2001-12-07 21:46:24 EST
Oh, and thanks for "GNOME Hide" btw, the newer stuff looks "prettier" and a lot
of apps "feel" a bit faster.  Some of that might be down to the 2.4.16 kernel,
but ...
Comment 5 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-26 15:54:04 EST
automake mess approximately cleaned up now.

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