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Re: [PATCH] build: allow ./bootstrap --srcdir=... to work with a git sub
Re: [PATCH] build: allow ./bootstrap --srcdir=... to work with a git submodule
Sat, 7 Mar 2009 21:12:25 +0000
On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> When using git-bisect to see exactly when pr -oN broke,
> I was dismayed to see that I couldn't easily build some older
> versions from git due to their dependency on older versions
> of gnulib. Of course, this isn't at all surprising, once you
> think about it, and I've been remiss for not doing this sooner...
> So I'm about to make gnulib a "git submodule" of coreutils.
FWIW, I approached this for findutils by recording the appropriate
gnulib version in import-gnulib.config so that the correct version of
gnulib is checked out during the bootstrap process.