[Gluster-Maintainers] [gluster-packaging] glusterfs-3.8rc1 has been released for testing

Kaleb Keithley kkeithle at redhat.com
Mon May 23 01:29:36 UTC 2016

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Niels de Vos" <ndevos at redhat.com>
> To: "Emmanuel Dreyfus" <manu at netbsd.org>
> Cc: maintainers at gluster.org, "Kaleb S. KEITHLEY" <kkeithle at redhat.com>, packaging at gluster.org
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2016 5:34:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [gluster-packaging] [Gluster-Maintainers] glusterfs-3.8rc1 has been released for testing
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 09:11:01PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Patrick filed https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1223937 for this during the
> > > 3.7 timeframe. I'm tempted to add the need to run autoreconf in the
> > > release notes unless someone really wants the config.sub/guess files
> > > back (we'll need to update the tools on the buildserver, but I would
> > > consider that a good thing anyway).
> > 
> > Please do not add autotools as a build dependency : It just works with
> > an empty config.sub file,
> Oh, that's genius! We can add an empty shell script that has a comment
> with suggesting to run "autoreconf --force". Some packaging environments
> prefer that in any case (Debian, I think) and Fedora even replaces the
> files automatically with their own updated copies (%configure).

Either an empty one or an up to date one from the latest version(s) of autoconf/automake.

I'm not sure I know which is the better choice. Do you?



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