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Bug 58200 - Fails to build
Fails to build
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gnucash (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2002-01-10 18:14 EST by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-25 18:45:45 EST
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Description Enrico Scholz 2002-01-10 18:14:47 EST
Description of Problem:

Rebuilding of gnucash fails because of missing files (probably patched away):

| rpm --rebuild gnucash-1.6.5-1.src.rpm
| config.status: creating src/optional/swig/Makefile
| config.status: error: cannot find input file: src/optional/swig/Makefile.in
| error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.93611 (%build)
|     Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.93611 (%build)

Removing all the swig/* Makefile-entries from configure.in cures the problem.

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Comment 1 Enrico Scholz 2002-02-25 16:53:26 EST
Still in gnucash-1.6.5-3.src.rpm
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2002-02-25 17:17:06 EST
There were files missing in the upstream tarball.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2002-02-25 17:18:26 EST
... that cause breakages with newer automake/autoconf.
Comment 4 Enrico Scholz 2002-02-25 18:45:40 EST
I do not see where the problem lies. 'autoconf' will be called in the current
package in %build and works with autoconf-2.52-7 and automake-1.5-8. Therefore,
removing the two 

|         src/optional/swig/Makefile
|         src/optional/swig/examples/Makefile

lines from AC_OUTPUT in configure.in will not break anything.


A quick & dirty hack without patching would be

| p=src/optional/swig
| mkdir -p $p/examples
| touch $p/Makefile.in $p/examples/Makefile.in

in the %setup or early %build section of the .spec-file.
Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2002-12-03 22:13:46 EST
Should be fixed with current packages, certainly with 1.7.5-1.

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