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Re: make dist improvements

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: make dist improvements
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 23:05:54 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Behdad Esfahbod wrote on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 05:40:52PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > 
> > my-dist:
> >         env TAR_OPTIONS="--owner=0 --group=0" $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) dist
> Thanks.  Done now.  Would be nice if automake did that already.  Or at least
> just passed TAR_OPTIONS down, as in:
> /home/behdad/src/git/fd.o/cairo/build/missing --run tar

Yeah.  I'm considering that for 1.11.  It cannot be in 1.10 because
it would break current setups that have an external script to set
TAR_OPTIONS (note the underscore BTW), or a rule like the my-dist one
above.  Backward compatibility is a fine line.  ;-)


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