make distcheck failing for pretty much everyone
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Oct 23 09:22:55 CEST 2007
Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm working on moving svn snapshot generation to mocha -- finally
> managed to install the x11/gtk stack in my home directory there.
> Unfortunately, it looks like a number of modules don't pass 'make
> distcheck', possibly due to an intltool bug.
> The problem is that this syntax in configure.ac doesn't work:
> AC_INIT([libxfcegui4], [libxfcegui4_version()], [xfce4-dev at xfce.org])
> It appears to be fine with this:
> AC_INIT([libxfcegui4], [libxfcegui4_version], [xfce4-dev at xfce.org])
> (removed the parens). AFAIR, Benny added the paren syntax, tho they're
> not really necessary.
> Unless there are any objections, I'm going to start modifying all
> modules in both the xfce and goodies repositories to remove any
> problematic parens. It looks like libgui at least has some other
> problems which are now fatal distcheck errors (like files with _("...")
> strings that aren't in POTFILES), which I'll be fixing as well.
Hm, the syntax with parens is correct M4. Don't know why this fails.
Anyway, feel free to fix this.
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